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Aucoc 166pc. Antique French 950 Sterling Silver & Vermeil Flatware Set

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Direct from Paris, A Magnificent 166pc. 950 Sterling Silver and Vermeil Flatware Set by Andre Aucoc "Silversmith to the Kings and Queens of Europe" Louis XVI Model, Complete Service for 12 with Rare Mother-of-Pearl Handled Knives and Extra Dinner Forks & Dinner Knives plus 2 Original 3-Tiered Storage Chests  - Circa 1890s. Each Individual Piece in this Amazingly Beautiful Set has been Hand Crafted in 950 Sterling Silver and Vermeil (Gold Plated 950 Sterling Silver) to the Highest of International Standards, Internationally Known Brand, Recognizable Quality, The Ultimate in Luxurious Living. Privately Commissioned, this Set is a Stunning Example of Traditional Luxury and Elegance of 19th Century France - La Belle Époque, A Rare Opportunity to Purchase an Outstanding One of a Kind Sterling Silver and Vermeil Flatware Set Typical of that Enjoyed by the Kings and Queens of Europe. Luxury and Elegance Traditionally Reserved for European Aristocracy by One of France's Premier Silversmiths - A. Aucoc, a Favorite of King Louis Philippe, the Orleans Family, Napoleon III and his Wife Princess Eurgenie in Addition to England's Queen Victoria, Includes Two Original Custom Made 3-Tiered Storage Chests.

The Aucoc firm was founded in 1821 by Casimir Aucoc and in 1835 relocated to the prestigious Rue de la Paix in Paris. The firm regularly collaborated with Christofle and Bon-Taburet, one of the most innovative goldsmiths from the late 19th century and early 20th century. Known for their unique and luxurious styles and craftsmanship the Aucoc firm received numerous medals of recognition from several international exhibitions. Notable clients included King Louis-Phillippe of France, the Duke of Orleans, Napoleon III and his wife Princess Eugenie as well as Queen Victoria of England.  This set is in extremely good condition. Each piece bears the hallmark of the French Government's "Head of the Minerva - 1" Hallmark, certifying a minimum of 950 sterling silver in addition to the Andre Aucoc manufacturer's sterling silver hallmark. The set is of exceptional quality and craftsmanship - check the weights and measures below (all weights and measures approximate): 

24 Dinner Knives with Rare Mother-of-Pearl Handles 24.80 cm.
24 Dinner Forks 21.80 cm. 95 grams
12 Tablespoons 21.50 cm. 80 grams
12 Luncheon / Dessert Spoons 18.30 cm. 60 grams
12 Luncheon / Dessert Forks 18.70 cm. 55 grams
12 Dessert Knives with Sterling Silver Blades and Extremely Rare Black Mother-of-Pearl Handles 19.30 cm.
12 Fish Forks with Sterling Silver Prongs and Rare Mother-of-Pearl Handles 19.50 cm.
12 Fish Knives with Sterling Silver Blades and Rare Mother-of-Pearl Handles 20.80 cm.
12 Vermeil Ice Cream Spoons 14.00 cm. 36 grams
12 Vermeil Teaspoons 14.50 cm. 29 grams
12 Oyster Forks 14.00 cm. 29 grams
1 Large Fish Serving Knife with Sterling Silver Blade and Rare Mother-of-Pearl Handle 27.50 cm. 126 grams
1 Large Fish Serving Fork with Sterling Silver Prongs and Rare Mother-of-Pearl Handle 24.80 cm. 126 grams
1 Large Salad Serving Spoon with Vermeil Bowl 26.00 cm. 118 grams
1 Large Salad Serving Fork with Vermeil Prongs 25.50 cm. 126 grams
1 Large Cake / Pie Serving Knife with Vermeil Blade and Rare Mother-of-Pearl Handle 24.30 cm. 95 grams
1 Berry Serving Spoon in Vermeil 21.00 cm. 101 grams
1 Large Ice Cream Scoop with Vermeil Bowl and Rare Mother-of-Pearl Handle 24.70 cm. 124 grams
1 Custard Serving Spoon in Vermeil 21.00 cm. 98 grams
1 Sauce Serving Ladle 20.00 cm. 119 grams
1 Sauce Serving Ladle 19.70 cm. 113 grams
Aucoc 166pc. Antique French 950 Sterling Silver & Vermeil Flatware Set
$34,774.00 CAD
$34,774.00 CAD

Aucoc 166pc. Antique French 950 Sterling Silver & Vermeil Flatware Set

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