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The Alure and Prestige of French Sterling Silver Flatware...

French sterling silver flatware stands as an epitome of elegance and craftsmanship, embodying centuries of tradition and innovation. From its inception to its international acclaim, French silverware has adorned tables of royalty, earned prestigious accolades, and captivated connoisseurs worldwide.  The origins of French sterling silver flatware trace back to the medieval era when skilled artisans crafted exquisite pieces for nobility and clergy. However, it wasn't until the Renaissance that France emerged as a dominant force in silver craftsmanship, with renowned centers like Paris, Lyon, and Rouen flourishing. The 17th and 18th centuries marked a golden age for French silverware, characterized by intricate designs, innovative techniques, and royal commissions.

French sterling silver flatware has garnered numerous accolades and honors throughout history, underscoring its unparalleled quality and craftsmanship. Notable awards include the prestigious Legion of Honour, bestowed upon distinguished artisans for their contributions to the industry. Additionally, French silverware has received acclaim at international exhibitions and fairs, earning accolades for its artistic merit and technical excellence.  The patronage of French royalty played a pivotal role in the development and promotion of sterling silver flatware. Kings, queens, and aristocrats commissioned elaborate sets for state banquets, diplomatic gifts, and ceremonial occasions, showcasing the opulence and prestige associated with French silverware. Royal endorsements not only elevated the status of artisans but also propelled French sterling silver onto the global stage, influencing tastes and trends across continents.

French sterling silver flatware also enjoys widespread recognition and admiration on the international scene, coveted by collectors, enthusiasts, and aficionados worldwide. Its timeless elegance, impeccable craftsmanship, and rich heritage continue to captivate discerning buyers, making it a symbol of luxury and sophistication. From elite dining establishments to prestigious households, French silverware remains synonymous with refinement and style, transcending geographical boundaries and cultural differences. It stands as a testament to centuries of tradition, innovation, and artistic excellence. From its humble origins to its global acclaim, French silverware continues to enchant and inspire, reflecting the rich heritage and cultural legacy of France. With royal patronage, prestigious awards, and international acceptance, French sterling silver flatware remains an enduring symbol of luxury, sophistication, and unparalleled craftsmanship. We are proud to offer you the finest selection of French sterling silver flatware by some of the world’s best French silversmiths – Puiforcat (Hermes), Odiot, Christofle (Cardeilhac); all appropriately hallmark with the French Government’s Head of the Minerva-1 hallmark, signifying a minimum of 950 sterling silver, in addition to the manufacturer’s sterling silver hallmark. Buy with confidence.

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296pc. Antique French 950 Sterling Silver and Vermeil Flatware Set, Service for 24.296pc. Antique French 950 Sterling Silver and Vermeil Flatware Set, Service for 24.
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296pc. Antique French 950 Sterling...
$66,692.00 CAD
Aucoc - 217pc Antique French 950 Sterling Silver Flatware Set - 1890sAucoc - 217pc Antique French 950 Sterling Silver Flatware Set - 1890s
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Aucoc - 217pc Antique French...
$53,927.00 CAD Sold out
Aucoc 166pc. Antique French 950 Sterling Silver & Vermeil Flatware SetAucoc 166pc. Antique French 950 Sterling Silver & Vermeil Flatware Set
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Aucoc 166pc. Antique French 950...
$34,745.00 CAD
Berthier - 11 Original French Art Nouveau 950 Sterling Silver Flatware Serving Pieces.Berthier - 11 Original French Art Nouveau 950 Sterling Silver Flatware Serving Pieces.
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Berthier - 11 Original French...
$3,837.00 CAD
Bloch & Eschwege 228pc Original French Art Deco Sterling Silver Flatware SetBloch & Eschwege 228pc Original French Art Deco Sterling Silver Flatware Set
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Bloch & Eschwege 228pc Original...
$47,723.00 CAD
Boin Taburet - Complete Table Service in 950 Sterling Silver, 322pc Flatware Set and 15pc Serving Platter SetBoin Taburet - Complete Table Service in 950 Sterling Silver, 322pc Flatware Set and 15pc Serving Platter Set
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Boin Taburet - Complete Table...
$151,612.00 CAD
Bonnescoeur - 178pc. Antique French 950 Sterling Silver Flatware Set + Cabinet (Louis XVI)Bonnescoeur - 178pc. Antique French 950 Sterling Silver Flatware Set + Cabinet (Louis XVI)
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Bonnescoeur - 178pc. Antique French...
$43,468.00 CAD
Boulenger - 71pc Antique French 950 Sterling Silver Flatware Set - Louis XVBoulenger - 71pc Antique French 950 Sterling Silver Flatware Set - Louis XV
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Boulenger - 71pc Antique French...
$17,339.00 CAD
Brille - 204pc Antique French Original Art Deco 950 Sterling Silver Flatware SetBrille - 204pc Antique French Original Art Deco 950 Sterling Silver Flatware Set
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Brille - 204pc Antique French...
$49,816.00 CAD
Caron - 197pc. Antique French 950 Sterling Silver & Vermeil Flatware Set, Marly Pattern !Caron - 197pc. Antique French 950 Sterling Silver & Vermeil Flatware Set, Marly Pattern !
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Caron - 197pc. Antique French...
$48,030.00 CAD
Christofle (Cardeilhac) - 44pc Antique French 950 Sterling Silver Flatware Set, Bagatelle ModelChristofle (Cardeilhac) - 44pc Antique French 950 Sterling Silver Flatware Set, Bagatelle Model
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Claude Doutre Roussel - 22 Sterling Silver 19th Century Louis XVI Flatware Serving Pieces, No Monograms - MINT !Claude Doutre Roussel - 22 Sterling Silver 19th Century Louis XVI Flatware Serving Pieces, No Monograms - MINT !
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Claude Doutre Roussel - 22...
$7,744.00 CAD
Coignet - 6 Antique French 950 Sterling Silver Flatware Serving Pieces - Museum Quality!Coignet - 6 Antique French 950 Sterling Silver Flatware Serving Pieces - Museum Quality!
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Coignet - 6 Antique French...
$2,092.00 CAD
Eschwege - 273pc. Antique French 950 Sterling Silver Flatware Set, Rare Mother of Pearl Knives.Eschwege - 273pc. Antique French 950 Sterling Silver Flatware Set, Rare Mother of Pearl Knives.
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Eschwege - 273pc. Antique French...
$57,142.00 CAD
Falkenberg - 144pc. French Antique Louis XVI 950 Sterling Silver Flatware Set + Storage ChestFalkenberg - 144pc. French Antique Louis XVI 950 Sterling Silver Flatware Set + Storage Chest
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Falkenberg - 144pc. French Antique...
$30,140.00 CAD Sold out
French - Antique Sterling Silver Flatware Set, 95pcs. + Storage TraysFrench - Antique Sterling Silver Flatware Set, 95pcs. + Storage Trays
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French - Antique Sterling Silver...
$17,372.00 CAD Sold out