Edwardian Silver Tasse du Vin c.1911
A really unusual silver wine taster with an Elizabethan coin inset to the base.
A 'tasse du vin' (taste of wine) is used by sommeliers to take the first taste from a bottle of wine. This Edwardian taster is in beautiful conditon and was made by London silversmiths D & J Welby limited, unusually an Elizabethan coin has been inset into the base making it a truly unique item. It is fully hallmarked to the rim and in wonderful condition.
Price Code: B, £500 - £1000
Era: Edwardian, c.1901 - 1920
Measurements: Diameter 8.3mm, weight 88.8 grams.
Hallmarks: Silver, hallmarked D&JW, London 1911