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Impressive French Belle Epoque "Chateaubriand" Silver Flatware Set

fourth quarter 19th century, by Adolphe Boulenger (1834-1898), Paris, first standard (.950 silver, complete with eighteen eight-piece place settings, with a carving set and fish-serving set, monogrammed "BR", in the original gray suede-lined, fitted case with lift-top and fall front revealing four drawers, fitted with brass escutcheons and handles, 11" x 20-3/4" x 13-3/4".
148 pieces (plus case)
238.46 total t. oz. (weighable silver)


No condition issues noted beyond some minor wear commensurate with age and use. The case has some weak joins, easily reparable. A rare and very handsome set.

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French "Chateaubriand" Silver Flatware Set

Estimate $8,000 - $12,000May 19, 2019