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Champagne cooler

Designer:
Jean E. Puiforcat (French, Paris 1897–1945 Paris)
Date:
ca. 1925
Culture:
French
Medium:
Silver and carnelian
Dimensions:
H. 9 1/4, D. 12 1/4 in. (23.5 x 31.1 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Silver
Credit Line:
Purchase, Edward C. Moore Jr. Gift, 1925
Accession Number:
25.207
Not on view
Inscription: Signed and inscribed (rim of tray): JEAN.E.PUIFORCAT.PARIS- [maker's mark]

Marking: Exportation mark (rim of tray): [head of Mercury in hexagon]; possible maker's mark (rim of tray): EP [in lozenge, with spindle between]; (on body, below rim): EP [in lozenge, with spindle between] / [head of Mercury in hexagon]; (on container, partially defaced): [...] P [in lozenge, with spindle between]
Gabriel Henriot. "Jean Puiforcat: Maitre orfèvre." Mobilier et décoration 7 (1927), ill. p. 78 (identical champagne cooler).

Penelope Hunter. "Art Déco: The Last Hurrah." Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin 30 (June–July 1972), pp. 264–65, ill.



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