With interlaced monogram of initials DC engraved in elegant script. Hallmarked with the French Minerve or Minerva mark, the number denotes 1st quality with a content of. 950 silver for 95% pure and higher than the.
925 standard for sterling silver. Bearing maker's marks for Parisian silversmith Eugene Doutre-Roussel who was active from 1849 to 1863 at 6 rue Sainte Avoye in Paris, then moved to 10 Rue Braque. In good condition with general wear and surface scratches commensurate with age and use, slightly out of round. Measures 2" diameter x 1 1/2" height. Weighs an impressive 74.8 grams.
The company of Doutre-Roussel were specialists in the manufacturing of small and large silver. Founded in 1849 by silversmith Eugene Doutre-Roussel (senior), producing silverware upon commission. The workshop changing locations in Paris, first established at 6 rue Saint-Avoye, then at 4 and finally at 10 rue de Braque in Paris. His son and successor, also Eugene Doutre-Roussel, opened shop in 1864, under his father's maker's mark before succeeding him in 1911 with his own maker's mark and moving locations to 118 rue Vieille-du-Temple. Over the years, the Doutre-Roussel firm used a number of different but similar marks, keeping the domino as their symbol, and passed down.Significantly, the family Doutre-Roussels were active in the manufacture of both small and large silverware from 1848 to 1969! Welcome to the Antique Boutique. Our aim is to provide you with a wide selection of quality antiques and collectibles. We describe everything to the best of our ability and the pictures form part of the description.
We try to gather as much information about the item before listing, in an effort to offer you with an accurate and honest description. Large, clear and detailed pictures of the item help in this endeavor. Opinion on the condition of an item can vary, depending on the person viewing it. Wear is to be expected due to age and use. Note that the item in the pictures may be larger or smaller in actuality, the pictures do not represent size.Please check the description for dimensions. The item "Antique French Sterling Silver Napkin Ring, Ornate Louis XVI/Rococo Swirled & Fl" is in sale since Sunday, July 21, 2019. This item is in the category "Antiques\Silver\Sterling Silver (.
925)\Napkin Rings & Clips". The seller is "micflsun" and is located in Canutillo, Texas.
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