Antique French Sterling Silver Tumbler Cup, Thistle Pattern
Antique French Sterling Silver Tumbler Cup, Thistle Pattern
Antique French Sterling Silver Tumbler Cup, Thistle Pattern
Antique French Sterling Silver Tumbler Cup, Thistle Pattern
Antique French Sterling Silver Tumbler Cup, Thistle Pattern
Antique French Sterling Silver Tumbler Cup, Thistle Pattern
Antique French Sterling Silver Tumbler Cup, Thistle Pattern
Antique French Sterling Silver Tumbler Cup, Thistle Pattern

Antique French Sterling Silver Tumbler Cup, Thistle Pattern

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Antique 19th century Art Nouveau French sterling silver tumbler. Decorated with a charming motif of thistle flowers and leaves. Hallmarked with the French Minerve 1st standard hallmark, which depicts the head of the goddess Minerva with a number 1 beside her to designating a silver content of .950/1000 silver (95% pure silver and higher than the standard .925 for sterling silver). Bearing a maker's mark for Parisian silversmith Adolphe Boulenger, active from 1876-1899, whose workshop was located at 4 rue du Vert-Bois in Paris. In overall good condition with general wear. Stands 3 1/4" tall x 2 3/4" diameter opening. Silver weighs 116 grams. Housed in a fitted presentation box measuring 5 1/4" x 4 1/4" x 3 1/4" height.