Antique French sterling silver centerpiece tazza or footed tray. Richly decorated with exquisite repousse work, patterned with scalloped sea-shells and foliage. Further enhanced with panels of pierced/reticulated lattice.
Resting on a circular pedestal base. Measures 9" wide x 1 3/8" height.In overall good condition with general wear and scratches commensurate with use and age. A tiny dimple or two to the center well and slight indention to one edge of the rim visible in the images. Hallmarked on the rim and pedestal base with the French Minerve 1st standard mark used from 1838 to 1919, which depicts the goddess Minerva with a number 1 beside her to denote a silver content of 950/1000 of 95% pure silver and a higher finesse than. Maker's mark for Parisian mastersmith Henin & Cie, active from 1869 to early 1900's, successor of Henin & Vivier. Welcome to the Antique Boutique. Our aim is to provide you with a wide selection of quality antiques and collectibles. We describe everything to the best of our ability and the pictures form part of the description. We try to gather as much information about the item before listing, in an effort to offer you with an accurate and honest description. Large, clear and detailed pictures of the item help in this endeavor. Opinion on the condition of an item can vary, depending on the person viewing it. Wear is to be expected due to age and use. Note that the item in the pictures may be larger or smaller in actuality, the pictures do not represent size. Please check the description for dimensions. The item "Antique French Sterling Silver Centerpiece Tazza Footed Tray Repousse Sea Shells" is in sale since Tuesday, May 7, 2019. This item is in the category "Antiques\Silver\Sterling Silver (. The seller is "micflsun" and is located in Canutillo, Texas.
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