An antique asparagus or pastry server by Puiforcat in sterling silver. The delicate server features pierced work of Acanthus scrolls and foliage.
The server offers Puiforcat perfection with a warm patina acquired over time. A superb gift for the person that has almost everything from one of the most respected French silversmiths.
French sterling silver Circa 1900, marked for .950 silver as denoted by the Minerva 1st. Titre mark. The maker’s punch is for Emile Puiforcat (located on the serving blade.)
1857: Emile Puiforcat, along with his cousin Jean-Baptiste Fuchs, registered the hallmark: diamond-shaped with, a pocket knife in profile, flanked on each side with the initials E and P.
1993: Puiforcat joined the Hermes group
Measurements; 9 ¾” long X 3 ¾” wide X 1 ¾” deep, weight, 140 grams
Condition Report; Very good, minor surface scratches in accordance with age and use. Box is in good condition with working latches. Each corner of the box and the top has scuff marks.
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