Art Nouveau cutlery set in solid silver decorated with thistles composed of 37 pieces:
- 12 table cutlery
- 1 ladle
- 12 teaspoons
The whole hallmarked with the Minerve 1st title (950 / 1000th)
with goldsmith mark with initials G & C
and control punch.
Hallmark "G & C - in the center a gabion": Gabert & Conreau, silversmiths in Paris, from 1901 to 1906, rue Beaubourg (Successors of the Hénin House - taken over by goldsmith Albert Deflon).
Overall weight of about 2.5 Kg.
Paris, first decade of the nineteenth century, between 1901 and 1906.
Dimensions (length): cutlery 22 cm - ladle 33.5 cm - small spoons 14 cm.
Condition: Superb state of use (micro scratches since cleaned but not polished) of a housewife having visibly little served.