An antique Belle Epoque era French sterling silver demitasse or miniature cup and saucer. Beautifully crafted, with elegant style and form.Patterned in the Art Nouveau style with a charming applied motif of thistle flowers and leaves. Hallmarked with the French Minerve 1st standard mark. In use from 1838, the mark depicts the goddess Minerva with a number 1 beside her to denote a silver content of. 950/1000 silver 95% silver and a higher grade of finesse than the standard. Bearing makers marks for Louis Ravinet & Charles Denfert, active 1891 to 1912 at 83 rue du Temple, Paris. Cup measures 2 3/8 wide with handle, 1 3/8 height x 1 5/8 diameter opening. Saucer is 3 ¼ diameter. Total silver weight is 64.9 grams. In overall good condition with general wear commensurate with age and use. Welcome to the Antique Boutique. Our aim is to provide you with a wide selection of quality antiques and collectibles.
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Note that the item in the pictures may be larger or smaller in actuality, the pictures do not represent size. Please check the description for dimensions. The item "Antique French Sterling Silver Demitasse Cup & Saucer, Thistle Coffee Tea Moka" is in sale since Friday, May 22, 2020. This item is in the category "Antiques\Silver\Sterling Silver (.
The seller is "micflsun" and is located in Canutillo, Texas. This item can be shipped worldwide.