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Bring history into your home! This is an extremely gorgeous, rare and exceptional quality Pair of Antique French Sterling Silver Tureens by prestigious Parisian silversmith Emile Puiforcat.
IT IS WITH THE GREATEST PLEASURE and excitement we offer this to you here, a Pair of Antique French Sterling Silver Serving Tureens by prestigious Parisian master silversmith Emile Puiforcat in excellent condition. These matching Pair of Tureens are wholly made of the finest quality French sterling silver. 950 purity, and weighs impressive 4,971 grams (159.82 troy ounces) in total. Each tureen comprises lid, bowl with side handles, and serving platter/tray.
The design is most opulent Louis XVI style - ornamentation resembled to Rococo style, a. A Louis XV style, but the composition became more symmetrical and using more straight lines, done in superb quality Repoussé. The casted handles have unique double-shape with scrolling and rocaille scallop/sea shell decoration.The bowl is huge, having rare rectangle shape that gives a tremendous presence to the space. The serving platters are also extremely gorgeous and important in their own right. Each pieces weighs more than 1,000 grams, having unique square shape, and finely embellished with raised contour in matching Louis XVI style. Hand-engraved, intricate interlaced monogram VG on both tureens and platters.
1 Titre mark to guarantee. This is one of the highest quality sterling silver in the world, purer than standard.Maker's mark of Emile Puiforcat. The Maison Puiforcat was established on 1857 at 18, then 16 rue Chapon in Paris.
Emile died in 1883 and his successors maintained the same maker's mark, flourished to the one of the most renown Parisian silversmith till today. K and X mark, probably serial numbers. This is a rare chance to own one of the best - A special find for you! Measurements & Condition Each Tureen measures: 5.3 inch (13.5 cm) tall x 12.2 inch (31 cm) wide w/side handles x 6.9 inch (17.5 cm) large. The pedestal feet measures 7.8 inch (20 cm) x 5.9 inch 15 cm.
Each Platter measures: 13 x 13 inch (33 x 33 cm) exterior, 8 x 8 inch (20.5 x 20.5 cm) bottom. Total Weight of Sterling Silver: 159.82 troy ounces (4,971 grams) Tureen 1: 1475 grams, Tureen 2: 1472 grams, Platter 1: 1016 grams, Platter 2: 1008 grams. Trace of minor use, some age-related light scratch marks to note.
Otherwise in quite excellent shape and ready to grace your table. Please refer the detail photos I added. The item must be in its original condition.
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The item "PUIFORCAT PAIR ANTIQUE FRENCH STERLING SILVER 2 TUREENS CENTERPIECE PLATTER TRAY" is in sale since Tuesday, June 15, 2021. This item is in the category "Antiques\Silver\Sterling Silver (.925)\Other Antique Sterling Silver". The seller is "sanrise111" and is located in Chambéry. This item can be shipped worldwide.