Outstanding antique Belle Epoque era French sterling silver mounted cut glass 4-piece tumble up set, bedside carafe service, or «service de nuit verre d'eau». Stylish and functional, these hard to find "bonne nuit" sets are ideal for serving a nighttime refreshment and lovely to display on a nightstand or dresser in the master or guest bedroom. Comprising of a carafe,'upside down' drinking glass tumbler (timbale), circular tray and stoppered flask insert, all with sterling trim hallmarked for. Of quality cut glass with deep wheel cut fluting and gorgeous engraved intaglios of neoclassical laurel leaves and berries. Decorated with exquisite sterling silver mounts enhanced in gold vermeil finish and embellished in raised relief with a frieze of berries and leaves.The rare glass vial or flask insert is often missing from these old tumble up sets, and is ideal for adding a touch of flavored extract or'jigger' of liquor for a night cap. A lovely wheel cut starburst adorns the base of the tray. Of note is the deep center well on the tray, for adding some ice chips to keep your refreshment chilled during warm summer nights. The sterling mounts are hallmarked with the French Minerve 1st standard mark, which depicts the goddess Minerva with a number 1 beside her indicating a silver content of. 950/1000 silver 95% silver and a higher grade of finesse than. Bearing maker's marks for silversmith Auguste Guyot, active 1903 to 1913 at 21 rue Chapon, Paris. In overall good antique condition with general wear commensurate with use and age. A couple of shallow dents to the sterling mount on the tumbler cup. Surface scratches to the base of the tray. The entire piece stands 6 5/8 tall when assembled. The carafe alone stands 5 3/8" tall x 3 1/4" wide. Tumbler cup measures 3 1/4" height x 2 3/8" diameter opening. The tray is 6 1/8" diameter x 1 3/4" height. Welcome to the Antique Boutique. Our aim is to provide you with a wide selection of quality antiques and collectibles. We describe everything to the best of our ability and the pictures form part of the description.
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The item "Antique French Sterling Silver Gold Vermeil Cut Glass Tumble Up Decanter Set" is in sale since Tuesday, September 17, 2019. This item is in the category "Antiques\Silver\Sterling Silver (. The seller is "micflsun" and is located in Canutillo, Texas.This item can be shipped worldwide.