Gustave Keller for Jean Puiforcat. Trousse d Voyage, Travel Valise Travel Case. 950 Gilt (Gold on) Sterling Vanity Set. Guesstimate of sterling attached 200 Grams.Plus Solid Gold Thimble only 5 grams 18kt. Puiforcat: We normally write short descriptions but since this is Gustave Keller extra-ordinary 1 of a kind set was produced in 1929 and we are told by consignor as a gift for fellow Master Jean Emile Puiforcat given at Kellers 1929 grand opening.
Christie's East on 219 East 67th Street still retaining original tags. Each Item is engraved by hand with. Art Deco Font (JP) created for Jean Puiforcat by Keller.
Matching Font Embossed on canvas cover. We were told Puiforcat would not use it since it was a Keller and that explains the. The Brushes are still with their protective coverings. The Gold Gilt has no age or wear. Highest Quality Leather Case and hardware made with Canvas Cover.
Condition is extraordinary; set looks as if it is brand new or a few days old. Most of it looks as if it was never ever used. Leather & Lining is as new completely flawless. Only slightest of wear to canvas cover which look like a months old rather than 100 years old.
Only Wear may be to brushes to canvas cover and a couple of the bottles may have been used a couple times. No Wear to the Leather. No Wear to the Lining. No Wear to the Gilt. No Damages to Sterling boxes or bottles or containers.
No Dents, No Dings, or any kind of damages. No Wear to Manicure Set, Jewelry Box, Mirror, 950 sewing kit or any of this set. Sewing kit has older 19th Cent solid 14-18kt Thimble made by an other Jeweler engraved EP that was placed in kit by one of the 3 owners.
(solid gold thimble is older and has surface ware). The interior 3 original Leather protection items are intact. Three items in the manicure set are the finest European White Ivory Color. (color you understand me of course). Keller at the dawn of French Art Deco in 1929, Gustave Keller moved his shop Avenue Matignon Paris and was active in the 1920s and 1930s.
He was already producing some of the best Art Deco for a few years. Even his objects exhibited at the Exposition universelle internationale de 1900 Paris were noted in Rapports du Jury international, Goupe XV: industries diverses. Introduction of gold and silverwork without relief, without chasing, a unified style of silverwork where only the quality of the lines with the streamline curves and shapes were more important as witnessed in incredible Art Deco toilette/travel sets. Art Deco has its roots in France.
The style known today as Art Deco hit the world in 1925, at the Paris Exposition Internationale des Arts Décoratifs et Industriels, a sort of world's fair for -though it had actually begun to develop several years earlier. Art Deco built on the stylized cleanly-lined forms of style. Art Moderne dates approximately from the early 1930s and shares many of the qualities associated with the that period: boldness and sharpness. Art Deco placed an emphasis on shape and absence of superfluity, but Moderne was positively streamlined (a new scientific theory of that time: the shaping of objects along curving lines to cut wind resistance and make them move more efficiently).
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