Vintage reed & barton sterling – francis sterling 5-piece dinner setting – never used. Excellent addition to your silverware set. Introduced by reed & barton in 1907, francis i silverware quickly became a favorite of nobility and presidents. This renaissance-inspired flatware pattern has an ornate handle that is decorated with voluminous scrollwork, leaves, blossoms, and fruit. Francis i is an exquisite example of silver artisanship. The francis i flatware remains one of the most highly collectible sterling silver patterns in the world. At first glance, the ornate metalwork appears to be a single design of intricately entwined fleur-de-lis, curvaceous scrollwork, delicate beading, and stylized fruit clusters. We love giving new life to previously loved items. Most of our sales are final since they are used items. We try to accurately describe the products and their condition. Hopefully our pictures help with these details. This item is made of sterling silver.