ANTIQUE 19thC FRENCH AESTHETIC MOVEMENT SOLID SILVER BACHELOR SET, MAYER c.1880

ANTIQUE 19thC FRENCH AESTHETIC MOVEMENT SOLID SILVER BACHELOR SET, MAYER c.1880

7,595.00

19th Century French Aesthetic Movement silver bachelor tea & coffee set, comprising of coffee pot, teapot, sugar bowl, cream jug, tray and cup with saucer. The set is extremely unusual in design and finely crafted, engraved with highly-decorative flowers and birds in the oriental inspired style.

Hallmarked French silver (950), Paris, year 1870-90, Maker's mark A.A in a lozenge (unknown to me), each base is stamped "E. MAYER" retailer's mark.

REFERENCE NUMBER: A5332

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DESCRIPTION

Antique 19th Century French Aesthetic Movement solid silver bachelor tea & coffee set, comprising of coffee pot, teapot, sugar bowl, cream jug, tray and cup with saucer. The set is extremely unusual in design and finely crafted, engraved with highly-decorative flowers and birds in the oriental inspired style.

Each piece is Hallmarked French silver (950 standard), Paris, year 1870-90, Maker's mark A.A in a lozenge (unknown to me), each base is stamped "E. MAYER" retailer's mark. The quality and the design are outstanding, this is surely the product of a preeminent French designer and silversmith.

CONDITION

In Excellent Condition - No Damage.


SIZE

COFFEE POT
Height: 12cm
Width: 12 x 9cm
Weight: 215g

TEAPOT
Height: 9.5cm
Width: 13 x 10cm
Weight: 236g

SUGAR BOWL
Height: 7cm
Width: 12 x 8.5cm
Weight: 170g

CREAM JUG
Height: 6cm
Width: 9 x 6.5cm
Weight: 93g

CUPS & SAUCERS
Height: 6cm
Width: 11.5cm
Weight: 230g

TRAY
Height: 4cm
Width: 42 x 30cm
Weight: 1325g