A Beautiful Antique French Silver Set of 12 Lamb Cutlet Holder Implements in the Napoléon the third’s Style.
They are delicately decorated with lovely foliage designs and Antique Masks.
The details on the pieces are charming.
They are part of all these implements that were created to facilitate meals, and particularly to avoid to the diner participants any occasion to dirty their hands while dining…
Hence the little clamps would be fitted in the kitchen onto to the bone of the cutlet and screwed tight, so the guest would simply have to pick up the little handle and tranquilly, as well as cleanly, enjoy the little cutlet!
Some of you maybe more familiar with the Leg of Lamb holder which is often part of a meat carving service set, but we really love this smaller version presented during meals for lamb cutlets.
The pieces are in very good condition and are presented in their original presentation box.
The system is a little different then the ones we usually have and they work very well with today’s size of chops.
The Hallmark is Minerva 1-1st title (950/1000) – 1838 -1919 – Paris
The Makers Marks are too erased to be correctly read.