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SOUFFLOT - 319pc. FRENCH LOUIS XVI STERLING SILVER FLATWARE SET, CHEST 1850-1899"Direct from Paris, A Magnificent 319 pc. Antique Louis XVI French 950 Sterling Silver Flatware Set by One of France's Premier Silversmiths ""Henri Soufflot"", Complete Service for 18 with a Stunning Assortment of 31 Serving Pieces and Original Custom Made 5 Drawer Storage Chest (circa 1890s).Each Stunning Piece in this Spectacular Set was Made by Hand to the Highest International Standards of Quality and Luxury and Bears the Hallmark of Internationally Known French Silversmith ""Henri Soufflot"", Includes 18 Extra Dinner Knives and Dinner Forks.The Ultimate in Luxurious Living and a ValuedAddition to any Stately Home, A Stunning Example of the Elegance and Sophistication of Original French 950 Sterling Silver, Includes a Magnificent Assortment of 31 Serving Pieces.
This is an exceptional set in the highly sought after Louis XVI pattern and is in excellent condition. In fact, it looks like some pieces have never been used. Each piece bears the hallmark of the French Government's Head of the Minerva - 1 Hallmark, certifying a minimum of 950 sterling silver in addition to the Henri Sufflot manufacturer's hallmark. Henri Soufflot operated here in Paris at 89 rue de Turbigo between 1884 and 1910.This set is dated from the late 1800s and is comparable in qualityto the other top French silversmiths - Odiot, Christofle, and Puiforcat."

"The set is of exceptional quality and craftsmanship (check the weights and measures below) and includes the following:
36
Dinner Knives - Stainless Steel Blades
26.00 cm.
89 grams
36
Dinner Forks
21.80 cm.
91 grams
18
Tablespoons
21.80 cm.
83 grams
18
Luncheon Knives - Stainless Steel Blades
21.70 cm.
54 grams
18
Luncheon Forks
18.70 cm.
55 grams
18
Luncheon Spoons
18.70 cm.
53 grams
18
Dessert Knives - Sterling Silver Blades
21.80 cm.
61 grams
18
Dessert Forks
17.50 cm.
38 grams
18
Dessert Spoons
17.70 cm.
39 grams
18
Teaspoons
14.50 cm.
25 grams
18
Coffee Spoons
12.20 cm.
20 grams
18
Oyster Forks
13.20 cm.
25 grams
18
Escargot Forks
13.00 cm.
19 grams
12
Compote Spoons - Gold Plated Bowls
12.50 cm.
20 grams
6
Salt Spoons - Gold Plated Bowls
8.50 cm.
9 grams
1
Serving Knife
29.00 cm.
98 grams
1
Large Soup / Stew Ladle
33.00 cm.
247 grams
1
Meat Serving Fork
24.70 cm.
100 grams
2
Gravy Ladles
19.20 cm.
76 grams
2
Large Serving Spoons
26.20 cm.
130 grams
1
Large Fish Serving Fork
24.00 cm.
110 grams
1
Large Fish Serving Knife
29.80 cm.
142 grams
1
Large Meat Serving Fork
28.50 cm.
142 grams
1
Large Meat Serving Knife
34.40 cm.
160 grams
1
""Gigot"" Holder
21.50 cm.
170 grams
1
Large Asparagus Server
27.40 cm.
193 grams
1
Cake Serving Knife - Sterling Silver Blade
27.00 cm.
117 grams
1
Ice Cream Serving Scoop
24.40 cm.
119 grams
1
Custard / Dessert Serving Scoop
23.00 cm.
109 grams
1
Dessert Serving Knife - Sterling Silver Blade
27.50 cm.
140 grams
1
Cake Serving Knife - Sterling Silver Blade
30.30 cm.
172 grams
1
Pair of Sugar Tongs
16.00 cm.
80 grams
1
Large Berry Serving Spoon
21.20 cm.
75 grams
1
Large Salad Serving Spoon
27.30 cm.
102 grams
1
Large Salad Serving Fork
27.00 cm.
106 grams
1
Compote Serving Spoon
21.20 cm.
76 grams
1
Pair of Lobster Scissors
17.50 cm.
82 grams
1
Cheese Serving Knife - Sterling Silver Blade
20.50 cm.
76 grams
1
Small Serving Knife
20.40 cm.
60 grams
1
Small ""bonbon"" Serving Fork
16.00 cm.
33 grams
1
Small ""bonbon"" Serving Knife
17.50 cm.
32 grams
1
Small Berry Serving Spoon
15.50 cm.
33 grams
1
Small Tart Server
15.50 cm.
34 grams
1
Small ""bonbon"" Server
18.30 cm.
49 grams
1
Original Custom Made Storage Chest - Needs Refinishing

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    SOUFFLOT - 319pc. FRENCH LOUIS XVI STERLING SILVER

    Estimate $38,000 - $46,000Sep 25