French 0.950 Sterling Silver Bowl from the Late 19th / Early 20th Century with German Import Marks
French bowl from the late 19th or early 20th century with ornate handles bearing stylized natural motifs on either end and decorated with frieze-like natural and geometric designs around the rim. Its silver purity of 0.950 (95% silver) is better than sterling (0.925). It was made by Eugene Lefebvre, a French silversmith active between 1896 and 1910 at the 14 rue des Minimes in Paris, France. It measures 10 1/2'' from handle to handle by 2 1/2'' in height, weighs 15.4 ozt, and bears hallmarks and an engraved monogram as shown.
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