Pair French Mother of Pearl Vermeuil 950 std Travel Christening Childs Set
Pair of .950 1st std French, vermeil and mother of pearl Travelling Sets in original fitted boxes. France 1819-38. The exceptionally fine quality sets each comprising a spoon, fork and two knives, one with original steel blade stamped Dordet Brevte, the remaining pieces with vermeil bowls, blades and tines respectively, the handles of mother of pearl with foliate inlay, the ferules and terminals with palmette motifs. The original red leather fitted boxes embossed with palmette and foliate cartouches with vacant centres. Marked fully with 1st standard .950 mark and marks for Paris. Maker's mark L* within a lozenge. Length of Knives: - approximately 8 inches Length of Forks and Spoons: - approximately 7 5/8 inches.