Unknows maker ACs, FF, DA

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Otonin
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Unknows maker ACs, FF, DA

Postby Otonin » Thu Mar 26, 2020 8:09 am

Hello, my name is Alvaro, from Spain. I’m making a catalog of the silverware of the cathedral of my city and I can't identify these parisian marks. Can you help me?

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Re: Unknows maker ACs, FF, DA

Postby dognose » Thu Mar 26, 2020 9:12 am

Hi Alvaro,

Welcome to the Forum.

Please remember in future posts that only one item per topic is permitted.

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Hopefully another member can identify these wonderful pieces.

Trev.

vika
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Re: Unknows maker ACs, FF, DA

Postby vika » Mon Jun 15, 2020 10:33 am

hello
these silversmiths marks are from Lyon, big city in France

ACS a bee : Armand-Caillat Thomas Joseph a well known silversmith
it have been stamped in 1854 and (the same) again in 1901 by his son

DA monstrance :
Désir and Arquiche , working from 1844/60 with 2 differents marks
Yours has been registraded from 1851 to 1860

FF radiant sun ;
Favier Frères (Jean-Marie François Henri + André Michel) a well known silversmiths
the factory is active from 1824/1976 with a mark FF with different successive shapes
stamped in 1825C., 1830C. 1927 , and strike out in 1976

the head of the man with wing on his hair (first stamp) (called Mercure) is a special stamp for manufactures for export
from 1879 til 1973

from "Les orfèvres de Lyon de 1798 à 1950"

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Re: Unknows maker ACs, FF, DA

Postby dognose » Mon Jun 15, 2020 12:35 pm

Details of Armand-Caillat and Favier Frères can be found here:

Some French Advertisements and Information

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