Beautiful Antique French Silver and Crystal Pair of Ewers by Edmond Tétard.
The Pair shows a beautifully chased silver frame with leafy-based wavelets.
The pedestals are decorated with acanthus leaves on 4 sides, with the same acanthus leaves decorating the ends of the pure and delicate handles.
The lids show the same wavelets, with a bouquet of fig leaves decorating the top and a lovely bunch of grapes highlighting the design.
The body is made of thick crystal, wheel cut with a beautiful twisted design.
A truly beautiful pair! Perfect for serving your favorite wines in grand style.
The Hallmark is Minerva 1-1st title (950/1000) – 1838 -1919 – Paris
The Makers Mark is for ‘Maître Orfèvre’ Edmond Tétard.
The Mark shows an E and a D followed by a dot and the letter T.
It was topped by a kettle.
Edmond Tétard took over from Emile HUGO in 1880.
Tétard’s mark was registered on August 9th 1880, and he kept the symbol of the kettle (Named a Huguenot in French) from his predecessor.
Edmond TETARD received a gold Medal during the Paris World Trade Fair in 1889
His own mark was cancelled in 1903 and his workshop taken over by his descendants under the name TETARD Frères.
His workshop was located 4 rue Beranger in Paris.