Weight of each piece: 46g. The first products in the Christofle and.
Were proposed at the end of the XIX. Century by Manufacture de L'Alfénide (Alfenide Foundry, where Alfenide is simply another brand name for Alpaca or Neusilber), which was belonged to Christofle since 1888. However, rather than integrating this acquisition, Christofle allowed it to continue trading under its own brand as a separate entity. An experienced French goldsmith, Félix Chéron, was invited to manage the Alfenide factory. Christofle, who at that time dominated on the French market of luxury silver-plated products, and it was decided to introduce the new product under the name of Alfenide.Therefore, on all newly-produced the Alfenide mark for silver-plating, a profile of a goat inside a rhombus in a square box, was used. However, once the production proved to be successful, the Alfenide mark on Christofle objects disappeared and instead the Christofle mark for silver-plating was used. These pieces date from the early days of production, and carry the'Alfenide' and Charles. Please see and example of advert from the period. The Halpern Alfenide and Christofle Partnership This is not included in the sale, shown for refernce to explain why these pieces. Carry the usual Christofle Marks. The first products in the Christofle and Halphen Alfenide partnership were proposed at the end of the XIX. Therefore, on all newly-produced the Alfenide mark for silver-plating, a profile of a goat inside a rhombus in a square box. This item is in the category "Antiques\Silver\Silverplate\Flatware & Silverware".
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