• Important 20th Century Decorat auction at Christies

    Sale 2230

    Important 20th Century Decorative Art & Design

    8 December 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 227

    JEAN PUIFORCAT

    A 'CANNES' PATTERN SILVER FLATWARE SERVICE, DESIGNED CIRCA 1928

    Price Realised  

    JEAN PUIFORCAT
    A 'Cannes' Pattern Silver Flatware Service, designed circa 1928
    executed 1973-1982, comprising:
    26 table knives
    18 table forks
    18 table spoons
    18 fish knives
    54 fish, salad or dessert forks
    33 teaspoons
    18 dessert spoons
    1 carving fork
    1 carving knife
    6 serving spoons
    2 serving forks
    stamped with firm's mark, French poinçon and PUIFORCAT FRANCE; knife blades stamped JEAN E.PUIFORCAT (195)


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