a large sphere of crystal glass. The composition of Kéa is as simple as it is convincing: a silver disc and a glass ball with a black base build the basis. Out of this, in inimitable bold and elegant arches, the strained form of the stately vase of flowers or of the table-top. Both objects are the unmistakable milestones of silver smithy with the interplay and the formal clarity of the elements. Both the vase and the large bowl are solitaires in masterly design and achievements of the workshops Hermés.
from base metal with a silver plating . The silver is applied with a galvanic bath and is indicated in Germany usually in gramme for 12 forks and spoons, assumed with 24dm². In other countries such information predominantly is renounced. The surface is free of nickel. Kea is highly polished. The avantgarde living has only some additional parts - from vase to centerpiece, from centerpiece to vase.
in Paris in 1820 by Emile Puiforcat and his two cousins, owes most of its renown to Jean Puiforcat, from the fourth generation of the family, who was to write the most beautiful pages of its history almost a century later, and would establish the company in the avant-garde of modern silverwork.
Puiforcat, the company began evolving towards the high-end of the silversmith’s trade in the late nineteenth century, recreating eighteenth-century masterpieces from his collection that are now exhibited at the Louvre museum in Paris. His son Jean was named a master silversmith in 1920....
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