France, silver, 1830. Set of three wooden brushes with silver cover, hallmarked with a "Minerva's head". The silver covers have been fixed by silver nails. The original horsehair brushes have different degrees of softness depending of their use. With manufacturer’s hallmark. - Oval brush, 23 x 7.5 cm; weight 157 grams.- Clothes brush, 18 x 4 cm; weight 106 grams.- Soft brush, 19.5 x 4.8 cm; weight 79 grams.
The silver covers and handles are finely decorated with a typical Empire style pattern consisting of woven ribbons.
- No. of items
- .800 silver
- Estimated Period
- Late 19th century
- Country of Origin
- Good condition - used with small signs of aging & blemishes