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Aucoc - 217pc Antique French 950 Sterling Silver Flatware Set - 1890s

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Direct from Paris, A Magnificent 217pc. (Service for 24) Louis XVI Sterling Silver Flatware Set by Andre Aucoc "Silversmith to the Kings and Queens of Europe" Includes Original 4-Tiered Storage Chest, You Can't Go Wrong Buying Quality - Circa 1890s. Each Individual Piece in this Amazingly Beautiful Set has been Hand Crafted in 950 Sterling Silver to the Highest of International Standards, Internationally Known Brand, Recognizable Quality, The Ultimate in Luxurious Living. An Ultra Luxurious Addition to any Finely Set Table and a Worthy Addition to the Family Estate, The Traditional Elegance, Sophistication and Quality of Original French 950 Sterling Silver, The Ultimate in Luxurious Living, Includes Original 4-Tiered Storage Chest. 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 Eugenie in Addition to England's Queen Victoria.

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 - although the original custom made storage chest has seen better days and could use some work on the outside. 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 manufacturer's sterling silver hallmark; ie. Andre Aucoc. The set is of exceptional quality and craftsmanship - check the weights and measures below (all weights and measures approximate): 

24 Dinner Knives - Acier Blades Stamped "A. Aucoc Paris" 25.50 cm. 81 grams
24 Dinner Forks 20.80 cm. 93 grams
24 Tablespoons 20.80 cm. 89 grams
24 Luncheon Knives - Acier Blades Stamped "A. Aucoc Paris" 20.50 cm. 47 grams
24 Luncheon / Dessert Forks 17.80 cm. 58 grams
24 Luncheon / Dessert Spoons 18.00 cm. 60 grams
24 Dessert Knives - Sterling Silver Blades Stamped "A. Aucoc Paris" 20.50 cm. 59 grams
22 Coffee Spoons 11.80 cm. 23 grams
12 Teaspoons 13.00 cm. 32 grams
11 Oyster Forks 12.50 cm. 37 grams
1 |Pair of Sugar Tongs 10.50 cm, 23 grams
1 Large Salad Serving Fork 25.20 cm. 131 grams
1 Large Salad Serving Spoon 25.20 cm. 131 grams
1 Large Soup / Stew Ladle 31.00 cm. 250 grams

Aucoc - 217pc Antique French 950 Sterling Silver Flatware Set - 1890s
$53,550.00 CAD
$53,550.00 CAD

Aucoc - 217pc Antique French 950 Sterling Silver Flatware Set - 1890s

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