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Object ID #18532979

This is a Sugar bowl and lid. It is dated ca. 1928 and we acquired it in 1982. Its medium is silver, walnut. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

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.

It is credited Museum purchase from General Acquisitions Endowment Fund.

Our curators have highlighted 3 objects that are related to this one.

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Its dimensions are

Overall: 11 x 8.5 x 8 cm (4 5/16 x 3 3/8 x 3 1/8 in.)

It has the following markings

Maker's mark, hallmark, export mark inside cover. Hallmark on exterior of body. Inscribed inside rim of cover "JEAN E. PUIFORCAT / MADE IN FRANCE." Hallmark overstruck in cover.

Cite this object as

Object ID #18532979; silver, walnut; Overall: 11 x 8.5 x 8 cm (4 5/16 x 3 3/8 x 3 1/8 in.); Museum purchase from General Acquisitions Endowment Fund; 1982-21-3-a,b

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition The Jazz Age: American Style in the 1920s.

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