antique french christofle napkin ring
Add some "je ne sais quoi" to your table with this silver plated vintage French napkin ring made by Christofle.
World renowned silversmith, Charles Christofle founded the company that bears his name in 1830. Originally a jeweler, he bought the patents silver plating and electrolytic gilding of gold in 1842.
He transformed ceremonial items and everyday objects: from jewelry to cutlery, gold smithery to sculptures, and decorative objects to tableware.
This is how silver came to be an integral player in art of living today.
This piece has the "poinçons" markings which denote that it is silver and is stamped Christofle. Sold in the original box.
Sourced from an estate in Marseille.
Box: 3.5" x 3" 2.5" H
Napkin ring: 2.25" x 1" x 1" H