Antique 1890s French Minerva Silver 2-Piece Fish Carving Set
Absolutely stunning antique French solid silver fish carving set in its original pink tufted satin leather presentation box!
This set dates to the 1890s and is quite ornate. The fancy engraved serving fork 10" long and 2-1/2" wide. It has a monogram on the underside of the handle. The serving knife measures 11-5/8" long by 1-1/2" wide with a fancy monogram. It has a gorgeous reticulated blade with a lovely foliage motif. The ornate design is on both sides handles and tines/blades.
Both handles have the French Minerva silver hallmark with silver plated blades. The hallmarks are very faint, so the silver content is either 800 or 925. Total weight is 10.6 ounces.
The set is in superb condition. The box is just gorgeous and measures 13-1/2" by 5".
A really beautiful set for your table!