Antique French Silver Sugar Tongs by Eugene LEFEBVRE.
A delicate implement decorated in the Art Nouveau style with a delicate periwinkle running on the lower part of the bow or handle.
The arms are simply lined with a double groove with the ending bowls delicately decorated with overlaping leaves.
The Hallmark is Minerva 1st Title (950/1000) –1838 -1919– Paris.
The Makers Mark is for ‘Maître Orfèvre’ Eugène LEFEBVRE and shows and E and an L separated by a swan pierced by an arrow.
After working for several years with Cyprien RABANIT as an apprentice, he registered his mark on March 9th 1896.
His address was listed as 14 Bis rue des Minimes in Paris.