Designed in 1924 by Jean Puiforcat, this flatware has great formal purity. Its volumes interact as though it were a sterling silver sculpture.
This family cutler, founded in Paris in 1820 by Emile Puiforcat owes most of its renown to Jean Puiforcat who establish the company in the avant-garde of modern silverwork.
Jean was named a master silversmith in 1920. Immersed in the wave of artistic change that characterised the period between the wars, he was one of the founders of the Union Des Artistes Modernes in 1929, and was a friend of René Herbst, Le Corbusier, Charlotte Perriand and Pierre Chareau. Flatware comprising 92 pieces
18 dinner forks 20 cm
12 dinner knifes 23 cm
12 dinner spoon 20 cm
12 dessert spoon
12 dessert forks
12 Dessrt Knifes
11 coffee spoon
1 cream spoon, 1 salad serving dish, 1 ladle and 1 pie shovel.
Par Jean E Puiforcat, poinçon Minerve (950°/°°)
Jean E. Puiforcat stamped knives, all the pieces bear the goldsmith's punch and the silver stamp, monogrammed AC pieces
weight hors couteaux: 8074 gr.
11 000 €