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    Sale 2009

    Important 20th Century Decorative Art & Design

    13 June 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 158

    JEAN PUIFORCAT (1897-1945)

    A SET OF TWELVE SILVER AND AVENTURINE KNIVES, 1930S

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    JEAN PUIFORCAT (1897-1945)
    A Set of Twelve Silver and Aventurine Knives, 1930s
    in original fabric pouch marked Puiforcat Paris 12 Couteaux Table
    9 1/8 in. (23.2 cm.) long
    each stamped Jean E. Puiforcat (12)


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    cf. F. de Bonneville, Jean Puiforcat, Paris, 1986, p. 107 for a similar knife with a lapis lazuli handle.