Puiforcat Normandie Water Pitcher
Travelling upon the ocean liner that connected New York to Le Havre, the Normandie Water Pitcher graced the dinner tables of first-class passengers. Designed by Jean de Puiforcat in 1934 and prized by elegant travelers, the Normandie collection reflects the full modernity of Puiforcat’s designs, which include disciplined architecture and little ornamentation. The collection goes along with a comprehensive range of table accessories to exalt refined, modern tables, including the Normandie Bread Basket, Dessert Spoon, Dinner Knife, Jam Pot, Salt and Pepper Set, Spoon for Jam, Water Pitcher and The 5 Piece Flatware Place Set.
|Size & Fit||8.7" H x 6.1" D, Holds 44 ounces|
The House of Puiforcat invents the classics of tomorrow while paying tribute to their longstanding heritage. Boasting exceptional savoir-faire, the House is dedicated to cultivating a complete silversmith’s Art de vivre around the art of fine taste and decoration.
On the Normandie ocean liner that sailed New York to Le Havre, this tableware collection, designed in 1934, graced the tables of first-class passengers. This set is prized by elegant travelers for its timeless lines that reflect the full modernity of Jean Puiforcat's designs: composed architecture, few ornamentations and a round shaped disc at the end of the handle that can be customized upon request in the Puiforcat workshop. The collection is accompanied by a full range of table accessories to exalt refined, contemporary tables.
For almost two centuries, Puiforcat has dressed the best tables and served as the silversmith of choice for connoisseurs and collectors of exquisite objects. Through timeless works, Puiforcat lays the groundwork for a silversmith's art of living. Beyond exceptional expertise in the art of tableware, the House reinvents gastronomy at every corner, from preparation to the time of setting and on to tasting. And aspires to honor its long standing history in all kinds of art de vivre, whether linked to the decorative arts or the “bel-usage”.