Two Vegetable Bowls in Francis I pattern
American Sterling Silver
The bowls are marked "Reed & Barton, Sterling, X552, Francis I"
No date stamp, mid-20th century
Height 6.5 cm
Diameter 29 cm
Weight 1244,2 grams
The "Francis I" pattern was designed by Ernest Meyer a French silversmith for Reed & Barton in 1906
It remains one of the most desirable silver patterns with its elaborate design of fifteen different fruit-and-flower clusters.