Puiforcat Elegant Silver-plate Art Deco Tea & Coffee Service "Etchea"

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About

Jean Puiforcat (1897-1945).

Very elegant silver plated and rosewood tea and coffee service set including a tray, teapot, coffee pot, sugar canister and creamer.
Impressed manufacturer’s mark to each piece: Puiforcat France and EP lozenge.
France circa 1986
Elegant "Etchea" tea and coffee service set, originally designed in sterling silver in 1928.
Re-edited from 1986-1990.

Coffee pot: H 5"1/2 x W 9".
Tea pot: H 4"3/8 x W 8"1/4.
Sugar pot: H 3"3/8 x W 5"3/4.
Creamer: H 3"1/2 x W 5"1/4.
Tray: H.1"1/2 x L.27"3/4 x W.15"3/4.

Literature:
- "Mobilier et Decoration", January 1938, P.100.
- "Jean Puiforcat," by Francoise de Bonneville,P.135.
- "Jean Puiforcat Orfevre sculpteur," by Rene Herbst.

Exhibition:
- "Art Deco" Finch College Museum of Art, October 14th to November 30th 1970.
- Galleries, Cranbook Academy of Art, January 19th to February 28th 1971.

This same model was part of the famous Alain Lesieutre Collection, the tea set and a large part of the whole collection was sold on auction in Paris on December 13th 1989.

Details

  • Period
    1980-1989
  • Materials and Techniques
    Rosewood
    Silver Plate
  • Condition
    Excellent. Some marks on the wood and minor ones on the silver, some scratches on the tray.
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use. Minor fading.
  • Dimensions
    5.5 in. H x 27.75 in. W x 15.75 in. D
    14 cm H x 70 cm W x 40 cm D
  • Dealer Location
    Los Angeles, CA
  • Number of Items
    5
  • Reference Number
    LU88133481442
About the Seller

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Located in Los Angeles, CA

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  • 20th Century Specialists

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