Puiforcat fabulous French all sterling silver asparagus or sandwiches grip.
The grip has a two-part hinged grip form, with Art Nouveau decoration. This grip can be used for pastry or even sandwiches.
Registered on the 16th of May 1884, Alphonse Debain won gold medal at the Universal Exhibition of 1889 in Paris with this ingenious asparagus grip. This innovative system was picked up by other silversmiths as the prestigious Maison Christofle.
Once again, the Maison Puiforcat shows that it is one of the most prestigious silversmith of the world. Undoubtedly collectibles! circa 1880 Head of mercure 1st titre for 950/1000 French sterling silver guarantee.
Prestigious silversmith: Emile Puiforcat, who has impressed his personality on the world of jewelry. 16 rue chapon, Paris, was active 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.
Like Saint-Louis crystal company, Puiforcat belongs to the famous luxury Hermes Group.
Measures: 3"6 (9.2 cm) height. 4"1 (10.3 cm) the widest.
Weight: 133 grams.
The condition is very good for this piece. Micro-scratches from normal use. A master silversmith made a complete cleaning and polishing. Quality, refinement, this fabulous asparagus grip will grace your table and will delight your guests.