Gorgeous antique French sterling silver 2" napkin ring with ornate two dimensional style decoration including Louis XIV or Rococo accenting, vermeil interior, flowers & foliage & "Berthe" inscription or dedication! It bears the French Minerve or Minerva hallmark, the tiny number "1" in the upper right corner stands for French 1st quality (.950 or 95% pure silver content). The silversmith mark is for Tallois & Mayence, Paris circa early 1900s.
Yes, a single here and one of several superb antique and vintage sterling silver napkin rings that we're adding today (and in the weeks ahead) so be sure to browse our current offerings to build a collection fit for royalty :). These are great mixed & matched around your table, wonderful to find a set of twelve or more matching pieces but who could be so lucky. And, isn't it much neater if all are unique, each with a history...a story of its own!
Very good condition. Weighs a heavy 63 grams and it's beautiful given its 100 or so years. Great condition as you can see from the images. Some surface scuffing possible and a bit of wear or fading to the interior gold plating or "vermeil". See pictures for measurements.
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