Ench All Sterling Silver Asparagus or Sandwiches Grip Art Nouveau, Original box. Head of Minerve 1 st titre for 950/1000 French Sterling Silver guarantee The grip has a two-part hinged grip form.
This gorgeous serving piece is finely decorated with opulent Art Nouveau style scroll and scallop borders, surrounding a large cartouche, on both sides. This grip can be used for pastry or even sandwiches. This model has been reissued by Maison Puiforcat under number 6160.
Rare, this piece is presented in original box. The nicest asparagus grip are undeniably those made by the Maison Debain. While they produced grips in many different styles, it is those from the beginning of the 20th century, designed by artists like Maurice Giot, Valery Bizouard, Aldolphe Truffier and Francois Alphonse Piquemal, in the Art Nouveau style that are the best off all, and which proved to be greatest success.
Registered on the 16th of may 1884, Alphonse Debain won Gold Medal at the Universal Exhibition of 1889 in Paris with this ingenious asparagus grip. This innovative system was picked up by other silversmiths as the prestigious Maison Christofle and Puiforcat. 79 rue du Temple - Paris, he was active in march 19, 1884.
Patterns of Alphonse Debain were acquired by the prestigious silversmith Emile Puiforcat (Hermes) that perpetuates today the heritage of excellence of this silversmith. 3.74 (9.5 cm) Height. 3.94 (10 cm) the widest. Total weight with original box: 302 grams The condition is very good. The grip system works perfectly.A master silversmith made a complete cleaning & polishing. Exceptional in both design and execution, this fabulous asparagus grip will grace your table and will delight your guests. We deal with original genuine antiques over 100 years old. We offer our customers a layaway plan for most items in store. Be sure to add me to your favorites list. We are very pleased to help. This option is not available for all locations, and the amount of maximum Declared Value may vary. Your order may therefore necessitated several packages. Trust : The distribution package is against recipient's signature.
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