Exquisite and Elegant Antique French Gilt Silver 36 pieces Dessert Flatware Service by Léon MOY
Ok… we are in love! This set is absolutely beautiful, with gorgeous silver work in the Louis XVI Style, showing tulips chutes and flowing ribbons as well as delicate rosettes.
The blades and forks are also is solid 18 carat gilt French silver.
Each piece bears both the Minerva 1 Hallmark as well as the Makers Mark.
The style is gorgeous delicate but extremely elegant and can compliment any lovely table!
There are 18 forks and 18 knives.
The set is originally devised for dessert service, but can also be used for appetizers or even cheese service.
The set is presented in its original box which is in very good condition.
The forks and knives are in perfect condition with no losses to the handles or dents on the silver.
The forks measure 6.69 inches.
The knives measure 7.48 inches.
The Hallmark is Minerva 1-1st title (950/1000)- 1838 -1919 – Paris
The Makers Mark is for Léon MOY and shows his initials separated by a goose.
He registered his mark on February 12th 1895 and canceled it in 1900.
His workshop was located 92 rue des Archives in Paris.