Exquisite and Rare French Art Nouveau Sterling Silver & Vermeil Tea or Coffee Set , in the sublime IRIS pattern by Puiforcat. The exceptional decor of this uniquely styled set features finely detailed repoussé and chased sinuous Iris & flowing tendril motifs in Vermeil on bases, panelled bodies, handles and spout, with domed lids surmounted by an utterly charming figural Iris finial. This 3pc set comprises a Tea or Coffee Pot, Sugar Bowl, and Cream Jug, and both the sugar bowl and jug have a rich vermeil interior. The pieces are not monogrammed. Masterly hand-crafted from the highest quality silver, each piece is appropriately stamped with the French Minerve 1st standard silver mark.
950 , and maker's mark for renowned Parisian silversmith Emile PUIFORCAT , who commenced trading in 1857, and all pieces are numbered. This exceedingly rare vermeil accented Iris pattern tea / coffee set is most likely a special commission, and is in very good condition with just fine surface scratches and mellowing of the vermeil (18K gold on silver) commensurate with age to note. An exquisite and unique Puiforcat Art Nouveau era sterling silver & vermeil set, designed to grace the very finest of tables.... Tea / Coffee Pot : 8.5" (21,8 cm) high, 8.7" (22 cm) handle to spout.
Sugar Bowl : 5.9 (15 cm) high, and 14,2 cm handle to handle. Cream Jug : 4.6" (11,8 cm) high, and 4" (10,2 cm) handle to spout.
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This item is in the category "Antiques\Silver\Sterling Silver (.925)\Tea/Coffee Pots & Sets". The seller is "art-80" and is located in Amiens. This item can be shipped worldwide.