Charming set of 12 pc Antique Silver Dinner Knives and 12 pc Antique Silver Cheese Knives, by ‘Maître Orfèvre’ Joseph CROSSARD
The knives feature beautifully worked silver handles and steel blades.
The handles feature an exquisitely rendered thistle leaves and flowers in the Art Nouveau Style.
The cheese knives are, as usual, slightly smaller then the dinner knives and are exact replica on a smaller scale.
The two sets are in Very good conditions. They come in two presentations boxes.
The Dinner Knives measure 10.15 inches long
The Cheese Knives measure 8.46 inches long
The Hallmark is ‘Minerve’ 1 -1st title (950/1000)- 1838 -1919– Paris
The Makers Mark is for ‘Maître Orfèvre’ Joseph CROSSARD a bishop’s crosier running through the letters ARD with a J underneath.
He registered his mark on April 10th 1900 and worked at 36 rue de Montmorency in Paris.