Large antique French sterling silver and cut crystal decanter or pitcher. Mounted with sterling silver collar and hinged lid, patterned with neoclassical Louis XVI ribbon and reed and acanthus finial and spout.
The large body is of thick quality crystal with wheel cut fluting and finished with a 24-point starburst at the base. In very good condition for age. A tiny dimple on the silver lid near the hinge, hardly noticeable.No chips or cracks, a tiny flea-bite or two possible to the fluting. Some cloudiness to the very bottom. Hallmarked with the French Minerve 1st standard mark, which guaranteed the finest quality French sterling silver of. 950/1000 purity in use from 1838 95% pure silver and higher grade than the standard. Welcome to the Antique Boutique.
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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 "Large Antique French Sterling Silver Cut Glass Wine Claret Jug Decanter Pitcher" is in sale since Sunday, June 2, 2019.
This item is in the category "Antiques\Silver\Sterling Silver (. The seller is "micflsun" and is located in Canutillo, Texas. This item can be shipped worldwide.