Puiforcat French Sterling Silver Flatware Set
Molière Mascaron Collection
Ornate with acanthus leaves and symmetrical tracer framing a shell or a mask.
Comprising 40 pieces:
Eight dinner spoons 21.5 cm
Eight tea spoons 14.3 cm.
Eight dinner forks 21.5 cm
Eight dessert forks 19 cm
Eight dinner knives with stainless steel blade marked Puiforcat 25 cm
Each piece is stamped with French silver marks Minerva with tiny number lower leftt «1» designates sterling silver .925 after 1973; and indistinct date letter B (?) 1983-1992 lower right;
and Puiforcat mark in a horizontal lozenge: letters EP (Émile Puiforcat) and a knife in between symbolizes the cutlery of Jean-Baptiste Fuchs, co-founder of Puiforcat
Since 1993, the company is owned by the Hermes Group, Paris.
$15 000 reduced to $12 000