Puiforcat rare French sterling silver 18k-gold pie, pastry or fish server Fer de Lance. circa 1880.
Head of minerve first 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 (18-karat).
A piece of truly exceptional quality, for the richness of its decoration, its imposing size, its form and sculpting. Sophisticated design with engraved and pierced upper part in vermeil 18k. "Fer de Lance" decoration. Inspired by ironwork and medieval. No monograms.
Once again, the Maison Puiforcat shows that it is one of the most prestigious silversmith of the world.
Prestigious silversmith: Emile Puiforcat, 16 rue Chapon, Paris. He 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: 10"6 (27 cm).
Weight: 108 grams.
The condition is very good to excellent for this server. 18-karat gold finishing is very well preserved. Micro-scratches from normal use. A master silversmith made a complete cleaning and polishing. Exceptional in both design and execution, this fabulous piece will grace your table and will delight your guests.
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We deal with original genuine antiques over 100 years old. This piece is not subject to import tax to the US.
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