Vintage French Sterling Silver and Horn Salad Set. His vintage French salad set from the 1920’s is made up of a serving spoon and fork. Both pieces have horn upper parts, sterling silver handles and silver plate middle parts. The handles bear the French. Hallmark, indicating the highest quality of French sterling silver (950/1000), used in Paris since 1838. They also bear the maker’s mark of. Master silversmith, located rue Montgolfier in Paris from 1919. The maker’s mark consists of the initials “L” and “J” surrounding the image of a hot air balloon, all inside the official lozenge shape reserved for items in sterling silver. The middle parts bear the same maker’s mark, but inside a square utilized to indicate silver plate. These pieces are in very good condition with the exception of faint dents and scratches on the handles and a small surface crack on one tine of the fork. Please refer to the detailed photos on this page. Length of the fork: 11 inches (28 cm). Length of the spoon: 11 ¼ inches (28.50 cm). Total weight: 4.26 ounces 121 gr. We try to describe all items as fully as possible, but it is impossible to describe every aspect of an object. We give the history of an object to the best of our abilities, but we may make mistakes. Please look at our photos. And see more beautiful examples of French silver. This item is in the category “Antiques\Silver\Sterling Silver (.925)\Flatware & Silverware”. The seller is “jerrymartel” and is located in this country: FR. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Composition: Sterling Silver
- Age: 1900-1940
- Maker: Léon Jambert
- Type: Salad Servers
- Length of the fork: 11 inches (28 cm)
- Length of the spoon: 11 ¼ inches (28.50 cm)
- Total weight: 4.26 ounces (121 gr.)