11 June 1999,
Price realised USD 12,650
USD 7,000 - USD 9,000
A SILVER AND ROSEWOOD COLD DRINK PITCHER
Jean E. Puiforcat, designed circa 1930
10.1/8in. (25.6cm.) high
stamped with mark for firm and with French silver standard mark on underside of cover and on handle join, stamped with mark for firm, JEAN E. PUIFORCAT and French silver standard mark beneath base
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The present example was executed in the 1970s.
cf. Franoise de Bonneville, Jean Puiforcat, 1986, p. 137 for an illustration of the model.
Barry Friedman, New York
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