Fine Heavy French Silver Wine Taster Paris c.1840
REF: S2021 / LA222654
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A lovely example of a mid-nineteenth century French silver 'taste-vin' or wine taster, with punch beaded rim decoration and fluted bowl. Ribbed scroll loop handle and attractive period engraving ‘J.P. DELAYE’. Paris post 1838 950/1000 first standard silver assay mark and makers mark in a lozenge to the handle and struck underneath with the charge, discharge and maker’s marks. Good weight and pleasingly tactile, a delightful object that displays beautifully.
Carlyon Silver has clarified that the Fine Heavy French Silver Wine Taster Paris c.1840 (LA222654) is genuinely of the period declared with the date/period of manufacture being c.1840
In good collector’s condition with no damage or repair with some wear to the hallmarks.
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