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    Sale 1790

    Property From The Estate Of Robin Roberts

    18 December 2007, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 451

    JEAN PUIFORCAT (1887-1945)


    Price Realised  

    JEAN PUIFORCAT (1887-1945)
    A 'Cannes' Pattern Silver Flatware Service, designed circa 1928
    comprising twelve fish forks, twelve fish knives, twelve dinner forks, twelve dinner knives, twelve dinner spoons, twelve ice-cream spoons, twelve consommé spoons, twenty-four clear soup spoons, twelve teaspoons, twelve bouillon spoons, twelve salad forks, twelve dessert forks, twelve cocktail forks, eleven fruit knives, two sauce ladles, two serving forks, two serving spoons, two cake slicers, two large serving spoons, two master butter knives, cake knife, meat fork, carving knife, tomato server
    each piece stamped with firm's mark, French poinçon and FRANCE PUIFORCAT, the knife blades stamped JEAN E. PUIFORCAT (208)

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    cf. F. de Bonneville, Jean Puiforcat, Paris, 1986, p. 253 for an illustration of this model.