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French 950 Antique Silver Sugar Tongs - Grape and Vine Pattern, Louis-Isidore Angee
Reference: S11335
Period: William IV
Year: 1834-1842
Silversmith: Louis-Isidore Angee
Place: Paris
Price: $ 250.00
Weight: 81 grams
Dimensions: 15 cm
Condition: Excellent.

Description: A beautiful antique French cast silver sugar tongs, decorated with grapes, vines and leaves, the nearest English equivalent would be the Chased Vine pattern. The tongs are excellent quality, Ist grade 950 standard, very heavy in the hand, and clearly the work of a master craftsman. The tongs have original owners initials MRP engraved on the bow in a Gothic script. The tongs are clearly hallmarked, makers mark L I A (with funerary urn) for Louis-Isidore Angee, who worked between 1834 and 1842 from Place De Dauphin, Paris. Both arms are also clearly hallmarked with Minerva’s head 1st grade (950/1000) (hidden in the decoration), and an additional crab discharge mark (partially struck on the inside) is also present.
French 950 Antique Silver Sugar Tongs - Grape and Vine Pattern, Louis-Isidore Angee
French 950 Antique Silver Sugar Tongs - Grape and Vine Pattern, Louis-Isidore Angee

French 950 Antique Silver Sugar Tongs - Grape and Vine Pattern, Louis-Isidore Angee
French 950 Antique Silver Sugar Tongs

French 950 Antique Silver Sugar Tongs - Grape and Vine Pattern, Louis-Isidore Angee
French silver grape & vine

French 950 Antique Silver Sugar Tongs - Grape and Vine Pattern, Louis-Isidore Angee
Grape and Vine Pattern, Louis-Isidore Angee

French 950 Antique Silver Sugar Tongs - Grape and Vine Pattern, Louis-Isidore Angee
Antique Silver Sugar Tongs

French 950 Antique Silver Sugar Tongs - Grape and Vine Pattern, Louis-Isidore Angee
Silver Hallmark hidden in decoration

French 950 Antique Silver Sugar Tongs - Grape and Vine Pattern, Louis-Isidore Angee
Minerva 1st grade 950 French silver hallmark

French 950 Antique Silver Sugar Tongs - Grape and Vine Pattern, Louis-Isidore Angee
French silver crab discharge mark, partially struck

French 950 Antique Silver Sugar Tongs - Grape and Vine Pattern, Louis-Isidore Angee
Louis-Isidore Angee french silver makers mark

French 950 Antique Silver Sugar Tongs - Grape and Vine Pattern, Louis-Isidore Angee
French silver sugar tongs

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