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AUCOC 6pc FRENCH LOUIS XVI 950 STERLING SILVER TEA SET + SERVING TRAY, 1850-1899 - LIKE NEW!"Direct from Paris, A Magnificent 6pc. Louis XVI Sterling Silver Tea Set with Serving Tray by A. Aucoc - Silversmith to the Kings and Queens of Europe, Includes 6 Anti-Tarnish Storage Wraps for Easy Storage, 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.
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 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."

The magnificent teapot measures approximately 20.50 cm. in height to the top of the lid, roughly 23.00 cm. across from the tip of the spout to the end of the handle and weights an amazing 720 grams.It is stamped A. Aucoc on the underside and bearsthe French government's Head of the Minerva 1 hallmark, certifying a minimum of 950 sterling silver, as well as the A. Aucoc manufacturer's sterling silver hallmark.It is in excellent condition and comes with its own anti-tarnish storage wrap for easy storage.The elegant sugar bowl with gold plated (vermeil) interiormeasures approximately 16.50 cm. in height to the top of the lid, roughly 15.50 cm. across to the tips of the handles, and weights 530 grams.It is stamped A. Aucoc on the underside and bearsthe French government's Head of the Minerva 1 hallmark, certifying a minimum of 950 sterling silver, as well as the A. Aucoc manufacturer's sterling silver hallmark.It is in excellent condition and comes with its own anti-tarnish storage wrap for easy storage.The amazing coffee pot measures approximately 24.50 cm. in height to the top of the lid, roughly 18.00 cm. across from the tip of the spout to the end of the handle and weights a stunning 685 grams.It is stamped A. Aucoc on the underside and bearsthe French government's Head of the Minerva 1 hallmark, certifying a minimum of 950 sterling silver, as well as the A. Aucoc manufacturer's sterling silver hallmark.It is in excellent condition and comes with its own anti-tarnish storage wrap for easy storage.The dainty "bonbon dish" with vermeil (gold plated interior) measures approximately 8.00 cm. in height roughly 12.00 cm. in diameter and weights 245 grams.It is stamped A. Aucoc on the underside and bearsthe French government's Head of the Minerva 1 hallmark, certifying a minimum of 950 sterling silver, as well as the A. Aucoc manufacturer's sterling silver hallmark.It is in excellent condition and comes with its own anti-tarnish storage wrap for easy storage.The elegant cream pitcher with vermeil (gold plated interior) measures approximately 13.00 cm. in height, roughly 12.00 cm. across from the end of the handle to the tip of the spout and weights 197 grams.It is stamped A. Aucoc on the underside and bearsthe French government's Head of the Minerva 1 hallmark, certifying a minimum of 950 sterling silver, as well as the A. Aucoc manufacturer's sterling silver hallmark.It is in excellent condition and comes with its own anti-tarnish storage wrap for easy storage.The massive serving tray measures approximately 70.00 cm. in length to the tips of the handles, roughly 43.00 cm. across at its widest point, and weights over 3,200 grams.It is silver-plated and has only slight wearing of the silver-plate in a couple of places on the underside of this gorgeous tray. It is in excellent condition overall and comes with its own anti-tarnish storage wrap for easy storage.

This is an Extremely Elegant Set in the Very Luxurious "Louis XVI" Pattern, Traditional 19th Century Elegance, Style and Quality Traditionally Reserved for the French Aristocracy, Outstanding Value for Money and A Very Solid Investment in this Uncertain Economic Environment.

Reserve: $7,999.00

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    AUCOC 6pc FRENCH LOUIS XVI 950 STERLING SILVER TEA SET

    Estimate $10,000 - $12,000Sep 25