French boxed silver gilt teaspoon & tongs set, .950 silver, c. 1900
Magnificent set of French silver gilt teaspoons & tongs, set in original leather & plush velvet box, the spoons with gold wash bowls, spiral twist stems and pointed finial, the sugar tongs with similar stems and remarkable ‘beast’ paw bowls.
Classical head with ‘1’ signifying .950 silver,
‘AD’ with bird for maker:
Rue du Temple,
spoons 13cm, tongs 13.5cm , box 28x32cm
Good condition for contents, the box showing scuff marks etc.