Thank you for stopping by, and welcome! Every Antique Has a Fascinating History.. Antiques are tangible survivors of times long gone. They reflect the thoughts, visions, tastes and physical surroundings of our forefathers. Bring history into your home! Offered for your consideration is this extremely rare and magnificent Antique French Sterling Silver & Crystal Condiment Set from late 18th Century to early 19th Century. The set is including a cruet set with two bottles, four open salt/pepper cellars, a mustard pot and a serving spoon, total 7 pieces. The design is most opulent French Directory style (Le Style Directoire), featuring architectural form, winged goddess, palmetto, feuille deau border, pearl border and floral motif, very nicely done in marvellous detail. The crystal bottles and cups are all removal, beautifully hand cut. Hallmarked the French Rooster Mark No. 1 titre, which guaranteed the highest quality French sterling silver. This is one of the highest quality sterling silver in the world, purer than standard. Maker’s mark is that of ” Bibron Jean-Pierre Nicolas”, 3 rue Harlay , worked in Paris 1798 till 1809. The spoon is not original to the set; it bears the French Minerva No. 1 mark and makers mark of F. Measurements Cruet Set : 8″ (20cm) high x 6 1/2″ (16.3cm) wide, weight 30.4 oz (863g) Salt Cellars : 2 3/8″ (6.3cm) high x 2 3/4″ (6.8cm) diameter, weight total 21.6 oz (613g) Mustard Pot : 4 1/2″ (11.3cm) high x 2 1/2″ (6.5cm) wide, weight 5.9 oz (168g) Spoon : 4 3/4 (12cm) long, weight 0.8 oz (23g) Total Weight of Sterling Silver : 17.1 oz (486g) Total Weight : 58.7 oz (1,667g) Condition Excellent Condition with with minor sign of normal use. A trace of old repair on the bottom of cruet set stand, and a few tiny dents on the lid of mustard pot, to note. Otherwise the set is in remarkable state considering its over 200 years of age. Please refer the detail photos I added. The item must be in its original condition. The cost of returning the item to us is your responsibility. The item “18C ANTIQUE FRENCH STERLING SILVER CRYSTAL CONDIMENT SET CRUET SALT CELLARS 950″ is in sale since Sunday, December 18, 2016. This item is in the category “Antiques\Silver\Sterling Silver (.925)\Bottles, Decanters & Flasks”. The seller is “sanrise111″ and is located in Rehovot. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Composition: Sterling Silver
- Age: 1850-1899
- Maker: Jean-Pierre Nicolas, Baron