"Set Of Six Fruit Knives By Émile Puiforcat"SUITE OF SIX FRUIT KNIVES in solid silver (950 thousandths), mother-of-pearl stock handles, flowered ferrules and silver blades.
Gross weight: 336 gr.
Condition report : Some chips on the sleeves, probably present from manufacturing.
Émile PUIFORCAT is the founder, in 1820, of the famous Maison PUIFORCAT, whose talent of Jean PUIFORCAT, member of the fourth generation and having worked during the Art Deco period, will place the company at the forefront of goldsmithery modern.
Émile PUIFORCAT inspected his maker's mark in 1857.
Heis located at 18 rue Chapon in Paris.
The silversmith died in 1883 but his hallmark was used by his successor until 1927, the date of redaction.