was the favourite place of sejour of Napoleon Bonaparte and Empress Josephine.
The stylized palm-leaf is a typical decorative ornament of Napoleonic France. The Emperor had his silversmiths interpret this design specifically as a symbol of 'future military victories', and even travelled with him onto the field of battle.
is composed of a lotus leaf inspired by antiquity. Specially ordered of his silversmiths by Napoleon, this pattern is a fine example of the Empire style. Its character is achieved through the quality of execution of the chasing on the motif, especially that of the knife.
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base metal with a silver plating in France. The decoration is accented by golden applications which is applied by a galvanic procedure. The silver plating also applied by a galvanic bath and is indicated in Germany usually in gramme per 12 each forks and spoons, these assumed with 24dm². In other countries such information predominantly is renounced.
with a hollow handle. Knives with a hollow handle have a blade of special steel which is clearly sharper than a blade from an simple chrome steel. The high-quality hollow handle knives are always composed from two parts, with this cutlery from the blade and the handle from silver plated w/ gold decor. Christofle Malmaison in silver plated w/ gold decor is highly polished. The classical cutlery meets all the wishes with the extent of his additional parts: from cake server to mocha spoon, from bouillon cream spoon to vegetable serving spoon .
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