The pedestal base and collar adorned with rocailles and scrolling foliage. The stunning acid etched cameo glass body is multilayered in green and cranberry red.
Patterned with rosehip flowers, berries and leaves done in cranberry overlay with gilt accents, over an intricate etched textured ground Attributed to Baccarat, in the Eglantier pattern. In good antique condition with general wear commensurate with use. Measures 7" height, 2 3/4" diameter at its widest. Hallmarked with the French Minerve 1st standard mark, in use from 1838, which guaranteed the finest quality silver of.
950/1000 purity 95% pure silver and a higher grade than the standard. Maker's mark is partially obscured, but appears to be that of Parisian silversmith Charles Tirbour, active from 1897 at 8 rue des Haudriette, Paris.
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The item "French Art Nouveau Sterling Silver Cranberry Cameo Glass Sugar Shaker Baccarat" is in sale since Friday, April 20, 2018. 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.