Head of Minerve 1 st titre for 950/1000 French sterling silver guarantee.

An exceptional set from the point of view of its design as well as the quality of the engraving. The sophistication of this design and the open work handles are of particularly fine quality. The set included four pieces for eight guests. The stems and handles are heavily pierced and have masks on both sides with stylized foliate decoration in the manner of Louis XIV. Called "Mascaron", this one of the "Fantaisie" patterns found in the catalogue of the Maison Puiforcat. Its manufacture would have necessitated many more hours work than usual.

To complete this set, check out our other items, you will find another pieces of the same model and same silversmith.

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:
8.43 (21.4 cm) 8 Dinner forks.
8.43 (21.4 cm) 8 Dinner spoons.
7.28 (18.5 cm) 8 Dessert forks.
7.28 (18.5 cm) 8 Dessert spoons.

Weight: 2180 grams.

A flatware set, Mascaron model by Puiforcat are extremely rare, even impossible to find today. Definitely collector's items. The set is very good to excellent condition. Micro-scratches from normal use. A master silversmith made a complete cleaning and polishing.

Sales only by shipment. Shipping worldwide with priority package express international.

We deal with original genuine antiques over 100 years old. This set is not subject to import tax to the US.

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We ship purchase Mondays through Friday (outside french holidays) paid items will be shipped on the first shipping day after payment is received.

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ITEM ID
081536
TYPE
Flatware
COLOR
Silver
CREATOR
Puiforcat
STYLE
Renaissance
ORIGIN
France • French
AGE
Late 19th Century
PURPOSE
Dessert Spoons, Dinner Forks, Dinnerware, Flatware, Kitchen, Salad Forks, Spoons, Tableware
ITEM TYPE
Antique

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Puiforcat Masterpiece French Sterling Silver Flatwatre Set, Mascaron

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