12 Elegant Antique French Solid Silver Dessert Plates by ‘Maître Orfèvre’ Tétard Frères.
These twelve plates are simple and very elegant. They show a silver pearls line on their slightly raised and rounded border, with 4 stylized palmettos and rosettes motifs.
They are simple yet refined, and easy to use.
They can be used a dessert plates, bread plates, or even to display a series of small hors d’oeuvres. The uses are many.
They can also be used with the 12 bowls listed right before, that share the same design (see photo 6)
They are also quite heavy in silver, totaling 4.14 lbs!
The Hallmark is Mercury (for Exported Silver) -1st title (950/1000) – 1879 -1919 –Paris
The Makers Mark is for Tétard Frères.
It is shown as a Mark with the T Frères topped by a kettle.
The Mark was registered in 1903, taking over from Edmond TETARD.
The workshop was located 4 rue Béranger in Paris