Coffeepot And Lid (France), ca. 1928
By the end of the 1920s, Jean Pruiforcat's spherical pots set the stage for this form to dominate domestic design products for a broad market.
This object was
General Acquisitions Endowment.
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), ca. 1928; 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