All of the pieces are fully hallmarked with the Paillard Freres marks, P. FRES, these sterling silver pieces feature a second and legally mandatory hallmark representing the head of goddess Minerva, certified by government decree, which attests to the purity of the 950 sterling silver. This magnificent Coffee and Tea Service in the Louis XV Taste was crafted ca.
Louis Victor Puiforcat, great collector of ancient silversmith pieces and owner of a particular coffee pot by François Thomas Germain, asked the artisans in his workshop to duplicate the original piece and challenged them to imagine the other elements to form a complete set tea pot, coffee pot, sugar bowl, etc. He then baptized the set as the François Thomas Germain Set to pay tribute to the famous French silversmith. We try to present the merchandise as accurately as possible. The presentation is based on the information available to us and to our knowledge. The item "19th Century Louis XV Paillard Freres Sterling Silver Coffee & Tea Set SAMOVAR" is in sale since Monday, December 9, 2019.This item is in the category "Antiques\Silver\Sterling Silver (.925)\Tea/Coffee Pots & Sets". The seller is "brandsdeluxe" and is located in Hollywood, Florida. This item can be shipped worldwide.