It took him three years to design. The pattern is unique, given that - unlike other flatware patterns - it has fifteen different fruit-and-flower clusters. Each handle bears one of these detailed designs. Francis 1st flatware was produced by Reed & Barton Silversmiths.
The original backstamp featured a lion, an eagle, and the letter "R"; Commonly called "Eagle-R-Lion". In about 1950 a new backstamp came into use which reads "Reed and Barton". This flatware was made in the US and is warranted by its production company for 100 years.
This item is in the category "Antiques\Silver\Sterling Silver (. The seller is "midwestcoserv_0" and is located in this country: US.