ANTIQUE FRENCH STERLING SILVER FLATWARE SET 159P CARON

I have a pleasure to offer you, this fabulous Antique French Sterling Silver Flatware Set of 159 Pieces housing in beautiful wood chest, made by famous silversmith Olier & Caron, circa 1910!

A magnificent complete set for twelve people, from starter to dessert, to eat, to serve, all what you need is here! It decorated with elegant Art Deco style, simple yet sophisticated, perfectly fits for modern table. The set comprising sterling silver forks, spoons, knives with ebony handle, curving set, dessert serving set, salade servings, sugar sifter, sugar tongs, ladles, and more! See below for the details.

As hallmarks we have The French Minerva No.1 on each piece of silver, which indicates the best quality of French sterling silver 950/1000 (finest than sterling) used in Paris since 1838. As master’s mark we have of “Olier et Caron”, succeeded from great silversmith Henri Soufflot in 1910, they worked until 1938 in Paris.

The total weight of sterling silver of this set is 7110gram, from the wholly sterling pieces (117pc), not inclucing sterling blades of knives with ebony handle.
Great asset for your collection, and also, a great investment piece!

This beautiful Antique French Sterling Silver Dessert Flatware Set is in Excellent Condition! The fish knives and the curving set can see a trace of use, and some of the ebony handles have hairlines from age, but all the other pieces are in Excellent Condition, less than usual light scratches.

– First drawer (*indicates whole sterling silver)
12 dinner forks 8″1/4 (20.9cm), 2.9oz (82g) each / total 2:03.3oz (1002g)*
12 dinner spoons 8″1/4 (20.9cm), 2.9oz (81g) / 2:03.1 (967g)*
12 dessert forks 7″1/8 (18.1cm), 1.8oz (50g) / 1:05.2 (601g)*
12 dessert spoons 7″1/8 (18.1cm), 1.9oz (53g) / 1:06.3 (633g)*
1 butter knife 7″3/8 (18.7cm), 1.2oz (35g)
12 ice cream spoons 5″3/8 (13.8cm), 1oz (28g) / 12.2oz (345g)

Second drawer
12 dinner knives 9″5/8 (24.6cm), 1.8oz (51g) / 1:04.8oz (591g)
12 fish knives 8″1/4 (21.1cm), 2.2oz (62g) / 1:10.6oz (756g)*
12 fish forks 7″ (17.7cm), 1.8oz (51g) / 1:05.7oz (614g)*
12 tea/coffee spoons 5″3/8 (13.6cm), 0.8oz (24g) / 10.2oz (290g)*
1 small dessert serving fork 5″3/8 (13.8cm), 1oz (27g)*
1 individual tart sarver 5″1/8 (13.2cm), 1.2oz (35g)*
1 small dessert serving knife 6″1/2 (16.5cm), 1.1oz (32g)*
1 small sugar sifter 5″5/8 (14.3cm), 1.4oz (41g)*
1 cheese knife 8″ (20.3cm), 1.1oz (30g)

– Third drawer
12 fruits knives (sterling blades) 8″ (20.2cm), 1.2oz (34g) / 14.7oz (417g)
12 fruits knives
(inox blades) 8″ (20.3cm), 1oz (30g) / 12.5oz (355g)
1 pâté server 5″3/4 (14.5cm), 1.2oz (35g)*
1 sugar tongs 4″7/8 (12.5cm), 1.6oz (46g)*
1 small serving spoon 5″5/8 (14.3cm), 1.1oz (32g)*
1 small serving fork 5″3/8 (13.8cm), 0.8oz (23g)*
1 sugar sifter 8″1/2 (21.5cm), 2.6oz (75g)*
1 strawberry server 8″1/2 (21.5cm), 3.2oz (102g)*
1 sugar tongs
(lion’s paws) 5″3/8 (13.7cm), 2.0oz (56g)*
1 ice cream server 9″7/8 (25cm), 4.2oz (118g)*
1 cake server 10″3/8 (26.3cm), 4.7oz (132g)*
1 tart server 10″3/8 (26.3cm), 4.6oz (131g)*

– Fourth drawer
1 curving knife 1’5/8″ (32.2cm), 3.4oz (103g)
1 gravy ladle 9″7/8 (25cm), 3.6oz (103g)*
1 sauce ladle 7″3/8 (18.8cm), 2.5oz (73g)*
1 curving fork 10″7/8 (27cm), 3.3oz (94g)
1 fish serving fork 9″ (22.8cm), 4oz (112g)*
1 bone holder 8″1/8 (20.8cm), 3.6oz (104g)
1 large serving spoon 10″1/4 (26.1cm), 4.7oz (132g)*
1 fish serving knife 10″3/8 (26.4cm), 4.7oz (133g)*
1 salade serving spoon 10″1/4 (26cm), 3.6oz (101g)*
1 soup ladle 1’1/4″ (31cm), 8.3oz (236g)*
1 salade serving fork 10″1/4 (26cm), 4.2oz (116g)*

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