BIARRITZ PATTERN SILVER FLATWARE SERVICE

by Jean E. Puiforcat (1887-1945)
France, circa 1924


153 pieces, including:
- 12 Forks:
- 12 Spoons
- 12 Knives with Ivorine Handles
- 12 Fish Forks
- 12 Fish Knives
- 12 Cheese Knives Ivorine Handles
- 12 Desert Forks
- 12 Desert Spoons
- 12 Savoury Forks
- 12 Coffee Spoons
- 12 Oyster Forks
- 12 Sorbet Spoons
- Pair of Sugar Tongs
- Butter Knife
- Gravy Spoon
- Serving Fork & Spoon with Ivorine Handles
- Pair of Salad Spoons with Ivorine Handles
- Sandwich Server
- Cake Slice

Jean Puiforcat's flatware with ivorine handles is quite rare. He made several sets with ivorine handles in the Biarritz, Hossegor and Cabourg Patterns. Only one or two sets in each pattern is known to have come on the market.
The silver and ivorine in this very complete set is all in excellent condition.
Impressed with Minerve for 950 silver/ Puiforcat poincon EP penknife.

Exhibition Only - Inv. #315