Elegant Antique French Silver Letter or Calling Card Tray by ‘Maître Orfèvre’ Robert LINZELER.
The tray is discreetly lined with 3 silver grooves.
On each side of the tray a bouquet of primroses and pomegranates are etched.
The work is very simple yet precisely elegant and the piece is in excellent condition with no marks or losses.
The Hallmark is Minerve -1st title (950/1000) – 1838 -1919-Paris
The Makers Mark is for Robert LINZELER and shows an R and an L topped by a royal crown.
LINZELER registered his mark on April 14th 1897. His offices where located first at 68 rue de Turbigo, then 4 Rue de la Paix and finally 9 Rue D’Argenson in Paris.
Prior to him ‘LINZELER Frères’ had a store 15 Rue de la Madeleine in Paris from 1870 to 1880.
Robert LINZELER received several gold medals for his cutlery collection and his ‘Pieces de Forme’ during the 1900 World Fair in Paris.