Puiforcat Dinnerware Initiales
Puiforcat Dinnerware Initiales deeply transform the dining experience in unique and elegant way. Its contemporary design reflects the visual vision of art of Jean Puiforcat that created this exceptional collection.
Traditions of impeccable workmanship are fully expressed in every single detail of this porcelain masterpiece.
Puiforcat is a family-owned cutlery workshop that began making silverware at the end of the nineteenth century.
They started by recreating classic masterpieces Haute Couture carefully selected by Louis-Victor Puiforcat. However, Puiforcat Maison owes its fame to Jean Puiforcat, the son of Louis-Victor.
He was a founder of modern the Art Deco style in silversmithing that since 1920 implemented geometric details and clear architectural characteristics into its creations.
Within silverware artworks, Jean Puiforcat dedicated himself to graphic paintings. Connecting, combining and interchanging various letters, he gave life to unprecedented alphabetic combinations that furthermore were used to decorate the finest porcelain dinnerware with a name Initiales.
Each plate has different decor element that consists of one of the following letter monograms: CE, AO, OG, OS, OT and YG.
Each of these six decorations reflects one of the flatware design created by Jean Puiforcat during the 1920s and 1930s and that had a great impact on the whole vision of dinnerware.
Courbes is one of the decors used for the embellishment of Puiforcat Dinnerware Initiales and in French it means a curved line.
Actually the name perfectly reflects its essence.
The initials that where taken from water paintings of Jean Puiforcat are the monograms of letters S and O.
Graphic detailed red lines that represent “S” and the “O” that frames the whole composition in black colour highlight the beauty of the white porcelain.
Puiforcat Dinnerware Initiales Courbes was used in decoration of dinner plate of 26 cm called as well cocktail plate and the dessert plate of 21 cm.
The next design pattern of Puiforcat Dinnerware Initiales has a magical name Paralleles.
It consists of three bold parallel red lines that are framed by a black semi circle.
The red lines represent the monogram of the “E” letter, while the Black circle reflects the Jean Puiforcat’s vision of the “C” letter.
This design was used in decorating various porcelain pieces. Within them we have a small bowl of 17 cm called as well calotte soup plate, a medium salad bowl of 25 cm, a dessert plate of 21 cm and of course a bread and butter or canape plate of 17 cm.
Medianes is another outstanding graphic design created but the talented Jean Puiforcat and used for Puiforcat Dinnerware Initiales .
Generally, median means being in the middle or having a intermediate position and this definition perfectly reflects the design of this pattern.
It consists of amalgamation of two monograms of the letter “Y” and the letter “G”.
Two semi circles, one in bold red and another one in black colour the reflect the lines of “G” letter are perfectly blended together creating a unique graphic composition.
Inside the circles there are 12 paralleled lines in black colour the add the final touch to the whole composition.
The pattern Medianes was used for the decoration of Dessert Plate of 21 cm, the Soup Tureen of 30.5 cm and the Tea Cup and Saucer with capacity of 0,15 l.
A graphic experiment of Jean for Puiforcat Dinnerware Initiales continues with the Rayon design.
Rayon is a kind of synthetic fiber that is produced from natural sources like wood and other kind of related agricultural products of cellulose that was previously regenerated.
As for the others, you can easily define the monograms of “O” letter with these black circles and “G” letter made in red and placed in the center of the plate.
This amazing design was used in decorating round cake platter of 32,5 cm and the dessert plate of 21 cm.
The Cercles from Puiforcat Dinnerware Initiales is another stunning geometric design that is able to inspire absolutely anyone.
The numerous circles depicted in the middle of the plate and visually divided by the contrast of the colour used in decoration represent the monogram of “O” letter.
The half of these symmetrical circles is made in black colour that perfectly contrast with white porcelain.
Another half of the circles is refilled with red colour, adding in such a way an exceptional modern aesthetic majesty to the plate.
The Monogram “T” is expressed in this game of colours combined to the red stripe that acrosses the plate and the black circle that frames the whole plate.
Puiforcat Dinnerware Initiales with Cercles design was used for decoration of Coffee Cup and Saucer of 0,08 l, Deep Round Platter of 29,5 cm, Dessert Plate of 21 cm and soup plate of 22 cm.
Another design that amazes every enthusiast of Puiforcat Dinnerware Initiales is Triangle and his name speaks for itself.
Unexpected connection of 2-sided polygon is amalgamated with two exact circles that create a perfect blend inside the trigon.
The monogram of “A” letter is made in black colour, while the “O” is represented in two circles of white and black colour and numerous symmetrical red circles that occupy the whole plate.
The present decor was used in decoration of the dessert plate of 21 cm.
Puiforcat Dinnerware Initiales has as well a dinner set that is 5 piece place setting perfectly suitable for one person’s needs. This set is truly exceptional and gives to the whole table setting a sense of symmetry and ideal graphic balance.
Puiforcat Dinnerware Initiales has six different dinner sets. Each of these sets consists of 1 Dinner Plate Courbes, 1 Bread & Butter Plate Paralleles, 1 Tea Cup & 1 Tea Saucer Medianes and of course 1 dessert plate that you can choose between 6 available options: Courbes, Paralleles, Medianes, Rayon and Cercles.
You can combine these sets whatever you want creating a unique tableware composition.
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