silver, a fine fluting of the sides crowned by silver beads in contrast to strong smooth casts. The profile of the coffee and tea service from 1928 has been one of the distinctive icons of decorative art for almost 90 years. Completed abstraction, subtle transitions and fine-tuned contrasts are the hallmarks of the silverware created by Jean E. Puiforcat as a composition for individual connoisseurs.
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. Etchea (art deco 1937) is highly polished. The avantgarde table accessories has only some additional parts - from coffee pot to creamer, from tray to teapot.
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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