French provincial silver. A rare antique silver wine taster of simple plain form with a serpent handle. Excellent quality and heavy gauge silver. Weight 166 grams, 5.3 troy ounces. Height 3.5 cms (4.0 cms to top of handle). Diameter 8 cms. Spread 11.75 cms. Stamped on the base with French silver marks. Circa 1770. Also marked on handle and on the rim.