A gorgeous Gilded or ‘Vermeil’ Antique French Silver Sugar Sifter by ‘Maître Orfèvre’ Louis Antoine DOUARD.
The bowl of the spoon is in beautiful ‘reperce’ motiv showing a Rose Window cut out.
The handle bears a monogram showing an P and an S. The work is extremely refined and the piece is in gorgeous condition. ‘The Vermeil’ is intact.
It is just a perfect design. Lovely to use to sprinkle sugar over fresh strawberries per example!
For the person who enjoys hallmarks this one holds a lovely array which we will give you 2 pictures of.
The Main Hallmark is 1er Coq -1st title – Hence 1798 -1809 – Paris. The piece might have been monogrammed at the end of 1809 hence they added the 2ieme Coq -1st Title -1809-1819.
Then we have the Guarantee which is very clear then finally the Maker’s Mark fr Louis Antoine DOUARD
Louis Antoine DOUARD’s Makers Mark shows an L and A and a D with a Discharge mark.