Antique French Sterling Silver Napkin Ring Louis XVI Rococo Motif
Antique French Sterling Silver Napkin Ring Louis XVI Rococo Motif
Antique French Sterling Silver Napkin Ring Louis XVI Rococo Motif
Antique French Sterling Silver Napkin Ring Louis XVI Rococo Motif
Antique French Sterling Silver Napkin Ring Louis XVI Rococo Motif
Antique French Sterling Silver Napkin Ring Louis XVI Rococo Motif
Antique French Sterling Silver Napkin Ring Louis XVI Rococo Motif

Antique French Sterling Silver Napkin Ring Louis XVI Rococo Motif

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Gorgeous antique French sterling silver napkin ring. 95% pure silver with elegant Louis XVI/Rococo styling. Patterned with spiral fluted body and rocaille bordering. Centered by an ornate cartouche embellished with heavy floral decor, c-scrolls, rocailles and sea shells. With interlaced monogram of initials MF engraved in elegant script. Hallmarked with the French Minerva 1 standard hallmark, depicting the profile of the goddess Minerva with a number 1 beside her designating a silver content of .950/1000 (95% pure silver and higher than the standard .925 for sterling silver). Also bearing maker's mark for Parisian silversmith Charles Vincent, active from 1889 to 1922 at 47 rue des Blancs-Manteaux, Paris France. In good antique condition with general wear, the napkin ring is slightly out of round. Measures 2" diameter x 1 5/8" height. Weighs 51.3 grams.