12 Elegant Antique French Solid Silver butter dishes by ‘Maître Orfèvre’ Tétard Frères.
These twelve plates are simple and very elegant. They show a silver pearls line on their slightly raised and rounded border, with 4 stylized palmettos and rosettes motifs.
They are simple yet refined, and easy to use.
They can be used a dessert plates, bread plates, or even to display an amuse bouche on the table, or a chocolate along with coffee.. The uses are many.
They are also quite heavy in silver and very elegant….
The Hallmark is Mercury (for Exported Silver) -1st title (950/1000) – 1879 -1919 –Paris
The Makers Mark is for Tétard Frères.
It is shown as a Mark with the T Frères topped by a kettle.
The Mark was registered in 1903, taking over from Edmond TETARD.
The workshop was located 4 rue Béranger in Paris