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Jean-Pierre Cottet-Dubreuil

  • Richard Orfévre
  • Silversmith
  • Paris, France
  • Master Artisan
Jean-Pierre Cottet-Dubreuil Silversmith
French, English
Monday 14:00 - 18:00, Tuesday to Thursday 09:30 - 12:00/14:00 - 18:00, Friday 09:30 - 12:00/14:00 - 16:00
+ 33 142721305
© 2014

Savoir-faire served on the table

  • • Jean-Pierre manages a historic maison founded in 1910
  • • He regularly collaborates with designers and artists
  • • As a child he collected catalogues of great silversmiths

There are children who collect comics, those who collect stickers to exchange with friends and then there is Jean-Pierre Cottet-Dubreuil, who as a child loved to keep the catalogues of the great silverware maisons. “When, many years later, I knocked on the door of a famous silversmith from Paris to look for work, they were shocked by my knowledge of their archive and hired me immediately,” he laughs today in his large atelier in the upper Marais. “I always wanted to do this job, the problem was that the silverware course at school had been cancelled. So, I started studying to become a jeweller, but fortunately among the professors there was a goldsmith who helped me to train in parallel with the regular course of study. In 2002, I took my diploma as a goldsmith and silversmith. I was the only one in all of France “.

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Birth collection MARTELÉ

This collection of christening gifts has been entirely shaped by hand. The surface of the goblets and napkin ring were lightly hammered to create a textured effect. The collection is made from silver 950 as well as gilt silver. Jean Pierre Cottet-Dubreuil of Richard Orfèvre has left the exterior slightly matt.

Height 7.6 cm

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Cutlery Versailles

This silver cutlery set has been hand shaped based on a design from the Louis XIV period. The collection, that includes a wide range of eating and serving cutlery, is made using techniques specific to the craft of shaping silver and gold cutlery.

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Cutlery lingot

This contemporary cutlery collection was designed by architect Grégory Monier and hand shaped by Jean Pierre Cottet-Dubreuil of Richard Orfèvre using techniques specific to the craft of shaping silver and gold cutlery.

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Champagne bucket!

This silver plated champagne bucket was designed by Guillaume Bloget, shaped by Jean Pierre Cottet-Dubreuil of Richard Orfèvre and enamelled by Marie-Hélène Soyer of Atelier Emaux-Métaux. The enamel gives the round champagne bucket a mat and textured carbon toned finish.

Height 22 cm

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Versailles candelabra

This Louis XV Rocaille style candelabra is inspired by the sculptural dolphins found on the royal fountains of Versailles. The ornate candelabra can be made in solid silver 950 or plated silver.

Height 47 cm

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