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Hot water kettle, from a five-piece coffee and tea set

Artist

Jean Puiforcat ; Emile Puiforcat Silversmiths

Date

1925

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location On view at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, G379
Hot water kettle, from a five-piece coffee and tea set, Jean Puiforcat      ;    Emile Puiforcat Silversmiths
Hot water kettle, from a five-piece coffee and tea set: Gallery Label - Current
: The Shape of Things to Come
: Coffee, Tea, or Chocolate?
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Medium: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects, Metalwork | Silver, optical glass
Size: 9 1/8 x 9 x 3 5/8 in. (23.18 x 22.86 x 9.21 cm)
Creation Place: Europe, France
Culture: Europe, France
Style: 20th century
Inscriptions: engraved, LL side base corner signed [Jean E. Puiforcat] with a 3/4 in. line starting under the E. and angling slightly going to the right; corner UR side body, small diamond punch mark (Initials [E P]); stamped with poincon du maitre orfevre
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Decorative Arts Department Deaccession Funds, the Putnam Dana McMillan Fund, and Gift of funds from the Decorative Arts Council in honor of Dr. Michael Conforti, Chief Curator and Bell Memorial Curator of Decorative Arts and Sculpture, 1980-1994
Accession Number: 94.71.1
Rights: © Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / ADAGP, Paris
Artist: Jean Puiforcat, French, 1897-1945
Role: Designer
Nationality: French
Life Dates: French, 1897-1945

Artist: Emile Puiforcat Silversmiths, Paris, est. 1820
Role: Maker
Nationality:
Life Dates: Paris, est. 1820
Added to Site: February 28, 2009