Antique, silver soldered, soup tureen, Blanco's Cafe, San Francisco circa 1910s in San Francisco. The luxurious, Blanco's Cafe was opened in 1907 at 859 O’Farrell Street, San Francisco and in 1908 built an attached hotel, Blanco's Annex. It was known for it's amazing Louis XIV decor and was classed as a French restaurant. in 1934 the restaurant and hotel were closed and many of its contents sold off. The soup tureen has an attached dish and all of the rims are embellished with a swirl style design. Here is your chance to own a gorgeous piece of history.
Marks: Reed & Barton Silver Soldered 082-H 1P Blanco's Cafe
Measurements: approx 7 1/2 long x 5 3/4" wide x 4" tall.
This soup tureen is in great, antique condition, especially for it's age and use. May show some signs of age and use such as light surface scratches, and possible tarnish and the usual marks/ tiny dings inherent to silver soldered items. Light staining (possible stubborn tarnish or light marks from a ;spoon) on the inside. No obvious damage that I can see.
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