JEAN PUIFORCAT (1897-1945)
An elegant "Etchea" tea & coffee service set by Puiforcat. France Circa 1986, Originally designed in 1928 and re-edited from 1986 to 1990.
This silver-plate and rosewood tea and coffee service set includes a teapot, coffee pot, sugar canister, creamer and tray.
It is impressed with the manufacturer’s mark on each piece: Puiforcat France and the EP lozenge.
- " Mobilier et Decoration ", January 1938, P.100
- " Jean Puiforcat ", by Francoise de Bonneville, P.135
- " Jean Puiforcat Orfevre sculpteur ", by Rene Herbst
- " 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.
This set is still manufactured by Maison Puiforcat under the referenc: Art Deco 193, as:
Inspired by the Etchéa coffee and tea service designed by Jean Puiforcat in 1928, the Art Déco 1937 collection draws from the codes of the original drawings while playing with the style. Fine vertical fluting delicately highlighted by a row of metal beads and the blending of silver-plated metal with rosewood characterize this distinguished collection of decorative objects.
Price : Sold
Materials / Techniques: Silver-plate and Rosewood
Condition: Excellent, original condition. Minor wear consistent with age and use.
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"