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Puiforcat Silver Elysee Pattern Cutlery / Flatware Service For 12


Puiforcat Silver Elysee Pattern Cutlery / Flatware Service For 12.

Date 1947
Made By Emile Puiforcat
Location Paris
Stock Number FA262x6

Out of stock

Maker: Emile Puiforcat

Puiforcat Silver Elysee Pattern Cutlery / Flatware Service For 12.

A very fine Elysee pattern silver cutlery / flatware pattern service for 12 made by Puiforcat of Paris. The pattern was made for the Elysee Palace in Paris in 1947.This early 18th century Bavarian-style service has graced the ceremonial tables of the Presidents of the French Republic at the Élysée Palace since the late 1940s. The delicate chasing on the sterling silver handles requires meticulous hand finishing.

The service comprises :

12 Soup spoons,

12 Table forks,

12 Dessert spoons,

12 Dessert forks /Salad forks-

12 Table knives,

12 Butter knives/Spreaders,

12 Teaspoons,

12 Coffee spoons,

1 Meat carver,

1 Meat fork,

1 Pate/Cheese knife,

Pair of Salad servers,

1 Large serving spoon,

1 Large serving fork

Total, 103 pieces .

The whole service is in very fine condition and  would be a saving of over £35000 on the new price .





Emile Puiforcat

The Parisian silversmith is regarded as one of the legendary names in European silver craftsmanship.

Founded in 1820 by the two brothers, Emile and Joseph-Marie Puiforcat, the manufactory soon established itself as a purveyor of silver tableware to various royal households.

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Delivery Charges:
For the UK £15.00
For Europe £30.00
For the rest of World £50.00
The charges are subject to change

About William Walter Antiques

At the heart of William Walter Antiques is our dedication to providing our customers with beautiful silver of supreme quality, which celebrates all that is precious about sterling silver. Customer service also being paramount, our long-standing, devoted staff team go above and beyond the call of duty for all our clients. We believe it is this combination of passion and commitment that has kept our customers with us for many years.

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