Handsome oval sauciere “Casque” (French name for that shape) with foot and contour filets decor. The handle called “Tourbillon” figuring two large scrolled stems with foliage on the boat side at their ends. Carrying “Minerve” hallmark, guaranteeing 95% minimum silver content by the French State. Silversmith hallmark on bottom but illegible. Excellent condition.
France – Circa 1900
Weight: 405 g (14.3 oz).