Puiforcat Masterpiece French Sterling Silver Vermeil Dessert Set w/box Putti
A set of truly exceptional quality, for the richness of his decoration, not only for these spoons shaped shells but also for the sculpting and vermeil which is itself quite rare. Model called "Flowers" in the catalogue of the Maison Puiforcat. This masterpiece has the child holding a flower in his hand in the middle of reeds and a bird. The other side decorated with flowers. Six different flowers: two roses, two poppies, two daisies, two carnations ... The server brings this decoration with this six flowers. No monogrammed. This set is presented in original box.
Both design and quality of workmanship are uncommon, and its manufacture would have necessitated many more hours work than usual. Extremely rare and undoubtedly collectibles !!
Head of Minerve 1 st titre for 950/1000 French Sterling Silver Vermeil guarantee. The quality of the gold used to recover sterling silver is a minimum of 750 mils (18K).
Prestigious silversmith : Emile Puiforcat who has impressed his personality on the world of jewelry. 16 rue Chapon - Paris was acitve from 1857
The haute couture of the silversmith Since its inception Puiforcat has worked to produce only works exceptions, carefully shaped by craftsmen with the fingertips art to sublimate the material. With a glorious past, current choices demanding and daring, and a desire to retain the silverware at the highest level of quality.
Measures : 8"8 ( 22.5 cm ) Server 4"6 ( 11.7 cm ) Spoons
Weight : 284 grams Total weight with original box : 1486 grams
Probably a special order, or a unique product. The condition is very good. Micro-scratches from use. A master silversmith made a complete cleaning & polishing. Masterpieces, Unusual model by Puiforcat, Exceptional in both design and execution, this fabulous set will grace your table and delight your guests.