An Elegant Set of Antique French Silver and Crystal Salt Cellars by ‘Maître Orfèvre’ Charles VINCENT.
These lovely French Silver open salt caddies or cellars are extremely light and delicate.
They consist of a cut white Crystal body circled by a Silver Rim decorated with a ribbon tied reed lines.
Four dainty spoons complete the set, decorated in the louis XVI style with tiny roses.
The weight given above is the full weight of the set as the silver circling is not removable from the crystal part.
The spoon’s weight is 0.70 oz and are 3.14 inches long.
The measures given above are that of the salt cellars.
The Set comes in its original presentation box which only shows wear on the inner silk lining.
The Hallmark is Minerve -1st title (950/1000) – 1838 -1919 -Paris
The Makers Mark is for Maitre Orfèvre Charles VINCENT and shows an C and a V separated by a scale weight.
The mark was registered in January 1889 in Paris.
His workshop was located 47 Rue des Blanc Manteaux in paris.