Extremely rare vintage Christofle large covered silver plate handled dish/bowl from the 4 star Hotel Grande Bretagne, in Athens, Greece. Built in 1842, The Bretagne has accommodated over 40 kings, queens and heads of state.
This is where most international leaders stay to this day. The magnificent hotel still exists today and maintains its high standards of elegance and luxury, as the gourmet food is served with fine porcelain and crystal and nineteenth century gold silverware. The extraordinary piece has the hotel's logo and crest on the lid and front of the bowl.
The finial is a fancy acorn, and the handles are ornate. It measures 10-3/4 from handle to handle. The bowl itself is 7-1/4 in diameter. It stands 4-3/4 tall to the top of the finial.
The piece has been professionally polished and has a gleaming bright patina. Quite a heavy and solid piece. Manufactured by Christofle with the manufacturers name on the base.Also, date marks on the lid. This is an extremely grand piece to add to your hotel silver collection! Please select quantity at checkout. The item "Rare Vintage Christofle Hotel Grande Bretagne, Greece Silver Plate Serving Dish" is in sale since Tuesday, April 2, 2019. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Advertising\Hotel & Motel\Dinnerware & Serving Pieces". The seller is "parishotel" and is located in San Francisco, California. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, China, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, Thailand, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi arabia, Ukraine, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Chile, Colombia, Uruguay, Russian federation, South africa.