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1918

  • Work on this object began.

1938

  • Work on this object ended.

1982

  • We acquired this object.

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Coffeepot And Lid (France), ca. 1928

This is a Coffeepot and lid. 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.

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.

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

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