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Pair of French Silver Fiddle Thread and Shell Salad Servers - Vintage Circa 1940

A fine and impressive pair of vintage French silver Fiddle Thread and Shell pattern salad spoons; an addition to our silver flatware collection

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Pair of French Silver Fiddle Thread and Shell Salad Servers - Vintage Circa 1940
Pair of French Silver Fiddle Thread and Shell Salad Servers - Vintage Circa 1940

Description


These fine vintage French silver salad servers have been crafted in the Fiddle Thread and Shell pattern.


The anterior and posterior surfaces of the handles are embellished with a paralleling thread decorated border accented with a shell design to the terminals.


The spoon has a plain rounded bowl and the fork has three large tines, each with a shaped heel to the reverse surface.


The hallmarks to the impressive salad servers include:

Maker's mark: OC, three stars and a bee (Orfevre Christofle)

Silver quality/purity mark: Minerva head (.950, 950/1000)

Additional mark: Legion of honor crowned, overcoming a crescent


Condition


These vintage silver salad servers are a very good gauge of silver, excellent quality and in exceptional condition.

The servers have been professionally polished and are in presentation condition.

The French hallmarks struck to the surface of each piece have wear in keeping with age and location.


Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of these examples of vintage silverware.


Dimensions


Fork

Length 24.7cm/9.7"

Width 5cm/2"


Spoon

Length 24.4cm/9.6"

Width 5.3cm/2.1"


 
 
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