Carving set (2) - .950 silver - France - Second half 19th century

Description
Carving set (2) - .950 silver - France - Second half 19th century
Good condition - used with small signs of aging & blemishes - 235 g

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.
Size:
carving knife: 31.8 cm
fork with mechanism: 27.8 cm

Gross weight of utensils: 235 g, without the sturdy, secure packaging

Lot details
No. of items
2
Object
Carving set
Material
.950 silver
Style
Louis XVI
Estimated Period
Second half 19th century
Country of Origin
France
Condition
Good condition - used with small signs of aging & blemishes
Dimensions
2×3×27.8 cm
Weight
235 g
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