1 May 1997
A modernist four piece tea and coffee service
By Jean E. Puiforcat, circa 1935
Comprising Teapot and cover, Coffee Pot and cover, Sugar Basin and cover, Cream Jug and cover, each vessel with rosewood arc handle fixed to flat extending plate at the base, rosewood covers, in original cloth drawstring bags
5 7/8in. (15cm.) height of coffee pot
Each piece with maker's mark EP for Emile Puiforcat, stamped Jean E. Puiforcat, French poinçons (4)
A wedding gift to the mother of the present owner.
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Cf: Françoise de Bonneville, Puiforcat, Paris, 1986, p. 136.
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