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Coffeepot And Lid (France)

This is a Coffeepot and lid. It was designed by Jean Elysée Puiforcat. It is dated ca. 1928 and we acquired it in 1982. Its medium is silver, walnut. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

It is credited Museum purchase from General Acquisitions Endowment Fund.

Its dimensions are

11.4 x 10.5 x 16.5 cm (4 1/2 x 4 1/8 x 6 1/2 in. )

It has the following markings

Maker's mark, hallmark (.925), export mark; inside cover and on side of body near lip. Maker's mark and hallmark on tubular handle. Handle inscribed at tip: "Jean E. Puiforcat" and at bottom: "Made in France." Hallmark overstruck in cover.

Cite this object as

Coffeepot And Lid (France); Designed by Jean Elysée Puiforcat (French, 1897–1945); silver, walnut; 11.4 x 10.5 x 16.5 cm (4 1/2 x 4 1/8 x 6 1/2 in. ); Museum purchase from General Acquisitions Endowment Fund; 1982-21-2-a,b

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