A pair of antique French, late 19th century sugar tongs by Ravinet Louis and Denfert Charles.They are hallmarked at the top with the French boar (sanglier) hallmark for at least 800 silver and with the makers mark.Be seduced by the glint of antique French silver and the gorgeous effect of antique silver plate.So many ways to use these fabulous Fatigued French Finds throughout the home. You will find flatware, tableware, centrepieces, perfume bottles, plaques, cups, collectibles, jewellery and much, much more.Christofle was founded in 1830 by Charles Christofle (1805-63).Born to a family of manufacturers specializing in precious metals, he was 15 years old when he was apprenticed to his brother-in-law Hugues Calmette, a jewelry craftsman with a small family firm.- Décliner les motifs de marbre du sol (dalles et cabochons) dans le design des supports.
They are petit in size and stand 8.4cms or 3¼” tall. The depth of the bowl is approximately 3cms or 1 & 3/16”.
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Each animal is individually cast and Silver-Plated and each was fashioned as a Cubist Animal by the renowned French Sculptor/Designer Marcel Edouard SANDOZ. Having the Gallia Mark, which was reserved for the more Avant Garde design range of Christofle, this set is even more desirable.
Created in the late 1920's for "Christofle's Gallia" line for use in the First Class dining room of the S. An identical A single Animal just sold for 0-SEE Items #7371073330 #6178571742. PRICE on Request Click here for more info FAKES False &/or Misleading Descriptions on e Bay, Never a Bargains - BEWARE! See item #200447570504 NOT CHRISTOFLE, & someone Paid 0 for these Fakes!