Please visit my eBay STORE for Great Designer Jewelry, Watches, Crystal, Silver , and other Hard-to-Find COLLECTIBLES, as well as a wide selection of Ornaments For your consideration: An adorable PAIR of BEAR Sculptures by Since 1830, Christofle has been France's foremost supplier of fine silver. Working in a silver alloy of the highest quality, artisans handcraft the flatware and hollowware that makes this brand legendary, in designs ranging from museum reproductions to modern contemporary styles. Renowned for elegant styling & quality, Christofle also creates porcelain & glass pieces for the table & home decor These late 1980s (Retired many years ago) BEAR Sculptures are SILVER-PLATED The pieces also were and still are at most parts treated with an anti-tarnish coat They hail from the famed LUMIÈRE D'ARGENT Collection You get the following Figurines: A SITTING BEAR (Ours Assis in French) Item 42 58 370 Stock Photo This figurine measures 3 1/2 inches High x 2 1/2 inches Long The piece is Hallmarked: "Christofle - France" "O" - "Scale" - "C" and on top "****" "Chess Knight" - "II" - "OC" AND A SLEEPING BABY BEAR (Ourson Couché in French) Item 42 58 420 Stock Photo This figurine measures 1-inch High x 2 1/4 inches Long (Please not that this figurine may have lost its hallmark disc) Both BEAR sculptures feature a pierced, filigree-like design They are also fitted with Onyx eyes Each figurine will come with its Original Christofle Box & Booklet Made in France These Pre-Owned sculptures are in exceedingly EXCELLENT CONDITION They were displayed in a glass case for all these years As these vintage beauties were part of a large collection (purchased mostly in the late 1980s or early 1990s), Some may have been actually serviced by Christofle at some point (I can't remember which was and which wasn't - Sorry) As a result, the anti-tarnish coat may have been slightly worn out at certain spots Naturally, they can be polished with great ease and all look phenomenal! I have listed & will be listing several other animal figurines from this Series ... (Some you see in the pictures were already sold) a 3 Duck set, a 2 Kitten set, a 2 Puppy set, a baby Elephant, a baby Seal, a Pelican, a Deer, And finally a lovely Panther that is not Lumière D'argent but very similar THEY ARE AN ABSOLUTE MUST FOR SERIOUS CHRISTOFLE COLLECTORS
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