Antique French Christofle Silver Plate Tea / Coffee Service, Empire Style, Swan
Silver Plate Tea / Coffee Service. Empire Style, Swans, Palms, 19. Silver plated tea and coffee set from the 19th century includes a a coffee pot, a tea pot, a cream pitcher and a sugar bowl, all designed in the. Style with stylized palm frond borders and a decorative band featuring. Motifs around the upper part of each piece. The spouts of the coffee pot and of the teapot are in the form of a swans head. The finials of the lids and the handles are elegantly shaped in typical Empire style. The handles of the coffee and tea pots each have two small square shaped isolators. The interior of the sugar bowl and the underside of its lid are gilded. The bottom of each piece bears the makers marks of the famous. Written in block letters contained in a rectangle and the initials. Surrounding the images of a scale surmounted by four stars. The bottom of the cream pitcher and of the sugar bowl also bear the makers mark consisting of the words. Surrounding the image of a bee and a star. The bottom of each piece is numbered. For the sugar bowl and. Each piece is also stamped with a mark indicating that the silver content is 33 grams for the tea pot, 32 grams for the coffee pot, 19 grams for the sugar bowl and 14 grams for the cream pitcher, a higher than normal silver content for this type of service. This set is in very good condition with the exception of superficial scratches due to great age and normal use. This authentic set will add an elegant French touch to your dining room as well as a stylish addition to any collection. Please refer to the detailed photos on this page. Height of the coffee pot: 9 inches (23 cm). Height of the tea pot: 6. Height of the sugar bowl: 5. Height of the cream pitcher: 4 ½ inches (11.50 cm). Total weight: 5.56 pounds 2624 gr.
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And see more beautiful examples of French silver. The item "Antique French Christofle Silver Plate Tea / Coffee Service, Empire Style, Swan" is in sale since Monday, October 15, 2018. This item is in the category "Antiques\Silver\Silverplate\Tea/Coffee Pots & Sets". The seller is "jerrymartel" and is located in Paris. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Number of pieces: 4
- Height of the coffee pot: 9 inches (23 cm)
- Height of the tea pot: 6 7/8 inches (17.50 cm)
- Height of the cream pitcher: 4 ½ inches (11.50 cm)
- Height of the sugar bowl: 5 1/8 inches (13 cm)
- Style: Empire
- Age: 1850-1899
- Total weight: 5.56 pounds (2624 gr.)
- Brand: Christofle
- Composition: Silverplate
- Maker: Christofle