FRENCH ART DECO SILVER FLATWARE IN THE CANNES PATTERN

by Jean E. Puiforcat (1887-1945)
France, circa 1928


109 Pieces – 161.85 ozs.

Cubistic design with cylindrical center of handle and bands encircling top of handle.
This pattern was selected by Jean Puiforcat for his own personal set of silverware at
the time of his marriage to Marta Estevez.

Comprising:
10 dinner knives (9'')
11 dinner forks (8'')
10 desert spoons (7'')
10 salad forks (7'')
10 butter knives (6'')
10 coffee spoons (5'')
10 bouillon spoons (5.5'')
10 desert knives (8'')
16 cake forks (5.5'')
6 dinner spoons (8'')
1 large serving fork (10.25'')
1 large serving spoon (10.25'')
1 vegetable server (8'')
1 medium serving fork (7'')
1 cake server (10'')
1 cake knife (9.5'')

Impressed with export mark for 950 silver/ Puiforcat poincon EP penknife.
Knife blades impressed JEAN E PUIFORCAT.

Excellent vintage condition.

Literature
Francoise de Bonneville, "Jean Puiforcat", Editions du Regard, Paris, 1986, p. 253 illus.

$55,000 - Inv. #1296