Serving utensils for leg of lamb, 2 pieces, made in France circa 1860
Ornate filled silver (handles), steel knife blade and silver plated bronze tines (on the fork). Indecipherable hallmarks.
The mechanism of the fork is embellished with a stylized palm.
Carved silver handles with Minerva’s head hallmark 950/1000, decorated with bows and acanthus leaves, Louis XVI
No damage to the handles. Light oxidation to the steel knife blade and scattered de-silvering on the top part of the fork.
carving knife: 31.8 cm
fork with mechanism: 27.8 cm
Gross weight of utensils: 235 g, without the sturdy, secure packaging
- No. of items
- Carving set
- .950 silver
- Louis XVI
- Estimated Period
- Second half 19th century
- Country of Origin
- Good condition - used with small signs of aging & blemishes
- 2×3×27.8 cm
- 235 g