Creamer (France), ca. 1928
By the end of the 1920s, Jean Puiforcat'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.
Our curators have highlighted 2 objects that are related to this one.
Its dimensions are
6.4 x 7.6 x 11.5 cm (2 1/2 x 3 x 4 1/2 in. )
It has the following markings
Maker's mark, hallmark on side near lip. Maker's mark, hallmark o tubular handle. Handle inscribed "Jean E. Puiforcat" and at bottom "Made in France." Hallmark overstruck on body.
Cite this object as
Creamer (France), ca. 1928; silver, walnut; 6.4 x 7.6 x 11.5 cm (2 1/2 x 3 x 4 1/2 in. ); Museum purchase from General Acquisitions Endowment Fund; 1982-21-4
This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition The Jazz Age: American Style in the 1920s.