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French Sterling Silver Tea Sets: A Legacy of Elegance and Craftsmanship...

French sterling silver tea sets epitomize a tradition of elegance, quality, and craftsmanship that spans centuries. Renowned for their exquisite designs and meticulous attention to detail, these tea sets have garnered international acclaim, gracing royal courts, prestigious exhibitions, and esteemed collections worldwide.  The history of French sterling silver tea sets traces back to the late 17th century when silverware production flourished under the patronage of King Louis XIV. The rise of aristocratic households and the emergence of tea-drinking rituals fueled the demand for luxurious silverware, leading to the creation of elaborate tea sets crafted by skilled artisans.

During the 18th and 19th centuries, renowned silversmiths such as Odiot, Puiforcat, and Christofle gained prominence for their mastery in creating exquisite tea sets. These artisans combined traditional techniques with innovative designs, reflecting the evolving tastes of French nobility and bourgeoisie.  French sterling silver tea sets are synonymous with unparalleled quality and craftsmanship. Crafted from 950 sterling silver, these sets undergo rigorous quality control measures to ensure durability and authenticity. Each piece is meticulously handcrafted by skilled artisans who employ time-honored techniques such as chasing, engraving, and repoussé to create intricate designs and delicate motifs.

The hallmark of French sterling silver tea sets lies in their attention to detail, from the finely embossed patterns to the meticulously sculpted handles and spouts. These sets exude elegance and sophistication, making them prized possessions for discerning collectors and enthusiasts.  French sterling silver tea sets have garnered numerous accolades and awards for their exceptional design and craftsmanship. They have been showcased at prestigious exhibitions such as the Paris Universal Exposition and the World's Fair, where they have received critical acclaim and international recognition.

In addition to exhibitions, French silversmiths have received accolades from esteemed institutions and organizations for their contributions to the art of silverware. Awards such as the Legion of Honor and the Meilleur Ouvrier de France honor their dedication to excellence and mastery of their craft.  French sterling silver tea sets have long enjoyed the patronage of royalty and aristocracy. From the courts of Louis XIV to the salons of Marie Antoinette, these sets have adorned the tables of kings, queens, and nobles, symbolizing wealth, status, and refinement.  Royal commissions provided silversmiths with the opportunity to showcase their talent and creativity, resulting in some of the most opulent and extravagant tea sets ever produced. The royal seal of approval further enhanced the prestige of these sets, solidifying their status as symbols of luxury and prestige.

French sterling silver tea sets have achieved widespread international acceptance, captivating collectors and enthusiasts across the globe. Their timeless elegance and exquisite craftsmanship transcend cultural boundaries, making them highly coveted commodities in international markets.  Today, French tea sets grace the tables of elite establishments and luxury hotels worldwide, symbolizing sophistication and refinement. Their enduring appeal continues to attract connoisseurs and aficionados who appreciate the timeless beauty and craftsmanship of these exquisite pieces. We are happy to offer you a vast collection of exquisite French sterling silver tea sets by some of France’s best silversmiths. Each has been professionally restored to near new condition and bears the French Government’s Head of the Minerva-1 hallmark certifying a minimum of 950 sterling silver in addition to the manufacturer’s sterling silver hallmark. Buy with confidence.

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Boin-Taburet:  6pc. Antique French 950 Sterling Silver Tea Set - Like New!Boin-Taburet:  6pc. Antique French 950 Sterling Silver Tea Set - Like New!
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Odiot Henin - 5pc. Antique French 950 Sterling Silver Louis XVI Tea Set with Serving Tray - Museum Quality!Odiot Henin - 5pc. Antique French 950 Sterling Silver Louis XVI Tea Set with Serving Tray - Museum Quality!
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Odiot Henin - 5pc. Antique...
$29,596.00 CAD
Puiforcat / Hermes - Antique 5pc. French 950  Sterling Silver Tea Set, Louis XVI + Serving Tray & Stoerage Wraps, 1890sPuiforcat / Hermes - Antique 5pc. French 950  Sterling Silver Tea Set, Louis XVI + Serving Tray & Stoerage Wraps, 1890s
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Puiforcat / Hermes - Antique...
$26,709.00 CAD
Tetard Freres - 6pc. French Original Art Deco (Gatsby Era) 950 Sterling Silver Tea Set + Storage Wraps, Museum Quality.Tetard Freres - 6pc. French Original Art Deco (Gatsby Era) 950 Sterling Silver Tea Set + Storage Wraps, Museum Quality.
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Tetard Freres - 6pc. French...
$22,149.00 CAD
Tetard & Coignet - 5pc. Original French (Gatsby Era) Art Deco 950 Sterling Silver Tea Set + Storage Wraps, Museum QualityTetard & Coignet - 5pc. Original French (Gatsby Era) Art Deco 950 Sterling Silver Tea Set + Storage Wraps, Museum Quality
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Tetard & Coignet - 5pc....
$21,823.00 CAD
Tetard - 6pc French Art Deco (Gatsby Era) 950 Sterling Silver Tea Coffee Set + Storage Wraps, Museum QualityTetard - 6pc French Art Deco (Gatsby Era) 950 Sterling Silver Tea Coffee Set + Storage Wraps, Museum Quality
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Tetard - 6pc French Art...
$46,820.00 CAD
Tetard & Christofle - 4pc Art Deco "Gatsby Era" Tetard 950 Sterling Silver Tea Set + Christofle Serving Tray, 1920s, Museum QualityTetard & Christofle - 4pc Art Deco "Gatsby Era" Tetard 950 Sterling Silver Tea Set + Christofle Serving Tray, 1920s, Museum Quality
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Tetard & Christofle - 4pc...
$14,869.00 CAD
SAVORY And Sons - 9pc. 19th Century Victorian (British) Sterling Silver Tea Set + Storage Wraps.SAVORY And Sons - 9pc. 19th Century Victorian (British) Sterling Silver Tea Set + Storage Wraps.
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SAVORY And Sons - 9pc....
$43,257.00 CAD
Puiforcat (Hermes) Tetard - 5pc. Louis XVI Sterling Silver Tea Set, Museum Quality, 19th Century.Puiforcat (Hermes) Tetard - 5pc. Louis XVI Sterling Silver Tea Set, Museum Quality, 19th Century.
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Puiforcat (Hermes) Tetard - 5pc....
$22,397.00 CAD
Puiforcat (Hermes) - 6pc. Hammer Finish 950 Sterling Silver Art Deco Tea Set + Serving TrayPuiforcat (Hermes) - 6pc. Hammer Finish 950 Sterling Silver Art Deco Tea Set + Serving Tray
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Puiforcat (Hermes) - 6pc. Hammer...
$37,410.00 CAD
Keller - 8pc. Louis XVI 19th Century 950 Sterling Silver Tea Set, Museum QualityKeller - 8pc. Louis XVI 19th Century 950 Sterling Silver Tea Set, Museum Quality
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Keller - 8pc. Louis XVI...
$46,383.00 CAD
BB Antique 5pc French 950 Sterling Silver Tea Set, Christofle Serving Tray., 7pcs.BB Antique 5pc French 950 Sterling Silver Tea Set, Christofle Serving Tray., 7pcs.
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BB Antique 5pc French 950...
$35,108.00 CAD
Puiforcat (Hermes), Christofle, Faberge - 5pc. French 950 Sterling Tea Set + Faberge Imperial Egg  Espresso Cups - GORGEOUS !!Puiforcat (Hermes), Christofle, Faberge - 5pc. French 950 Sterling Tea Set + Faberge Imperial Egg  Espresso Cups - GORGEOUS !!
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Odiot & Faberge - 9pc. French 950 Sterling Silver Tea Set + 6 Faberge Egg Espresso Cups - STUNNING !!Odiot & Faberge - 9pc. French 950 Sterling Silver Tea Set + 6 Faberge Egg Espresso Cups - STUNNING !!
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Odiot & Faberge - 9pc....
$54,267.00 CAD Sold out
Boin-Taburet & Faberge, - 8pc. French 950 Sterling Silver Tea Set + 6 Faberge Egg Espresso Cups - MAGNIFICENT !Boin-Taburet & Faberge, - 8pc. French 950 Sterling Silver Tea Set + 6 Faberge Egg Espresso Cups - MAGNIFICENT !
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Boin-Taburet & Faberge, - 8pc....
$50,723.00 CAD
French - 4pc Antique 950 Sterling Silver Tea Set + Christofle TrayFrench - 4pc Antique 950 Sterling Silver Tea Set + Christofle Tray
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French - 4pc Antique 950...
$9,485.00 CAD Sold out