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    Sale 2039

    Important Silver and Objects of Vertu

    23 October 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 68

    A GROUP OF FRENCH SILVER PIECES DESIGNED BY JEAN E. PUIFORCAT

    MARK OF PUIFORCAT, PARIS, 20TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A GROUP OF FRENCH SILVER PIECES DESIGNED BY JEAN E. PUIFORCAT
    MARK OF PUIFORCAT, PARIS, 20TH CENTURY
    Comprising: a teapot, a coffee pot, a covered sugar bowl, an ice pail, a water pitcher and a beaker; each cylindrical, with three horizontal bands, the wooden handles in the form of the Greek letter Epsilon, each wooden finial in the form of a canted loop; together with a silver-plated beehive-form butter dish, fully marked, the butter dish marked on base
    The water pitcher 5¾ in. (14.6 cm.) high; 104 oz. (3247 gr.) gross weight (excluding butter dish) (7)


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    A tea and coffee service in this style, designed in 1936, is illustrated in Françoise de Bonneville, Jean Puiforcat, 1986, p. 131.