Rare Antique French Silver Set Of Eight Rocaille Style Menu Holders by Etienne FIOLET.
These eight charming Antique Silver Menu Holders are decorated with carrot and acanthus leaves.
The are held in the back by floral scrolls doublings as stands.
Made entirely out of silver they have slots in the back which allows sliding the menus.
Though the Rocaille Style movement started under Louis XV there was a large revival of the movement in France during under Napoleon III.
These lovely menu holders will be perfect for a final touch on a formal dinner or during the holiday season.
They are all stamped with the Minerva 1 Hallmark for Paris 1st title (950/1000) – 1838 /1919
The Makers Mark is for Etienne FIOLET and shows his two initials separated by a round flask.
His mark was registered on April 19th 1851.
His workshop was located 16 rue des Vosges.