Need Help identifying date & Maker Please

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Johny
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Need Help identifying date & Maker Please

Postby Johny » Mon Feb 01, 2010 10:47 am

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Thanks.

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Postby blakstone » Tue Feb 02, 2010 12:50 am

Désiré Mousset, silversmith, working at 116 rue de Rivoli, Paris, mark registered 19 Nov 1856, cancelled 22 Oct 1902. The device in the mark is "un moussoir à chocolat": a chocolate frother.

To my eye, the Greek/Rococo eclecticism of the frame suggests a date in the 1870's.

Hope this helps!

Johny
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Postby Johny » Tue Feb 02, 2010 5:12 am

Thanks for your replies, very much appreciated.


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