Fruit platter “Flowers”

925 sterling silver
weight 2,820 kg
France, Paris
the end of the 19th century

Oval bowl with legs is made by means of casting and subsequent chasing and fragmentary engraved in different techniques. At the bottom of the outside of the bowl has hallmarks, eloquently pointing to the authorship of the French company "BOIN-TABURET". Firm "BOIN-TABURET" was established in 1873, known Paris jewellers George Boin and Emile Taburet. In 1878, masters was awarded a medal at the world exhibition in Paris in 1889 the company won a gold medal at the same prestigious event. Another big prize at the exhibition were received by jewelers in 1900.