This is a Trophy. It was designed by Jean E. Puiforcat. It is dated 1923. Its medium is silver, lapis lazuli, rock crystal, enamel, marble.
A member of the national soccer and rugby teams as well as the French ice hockey team at the 1920 Olympics, Puiforcat reinvigorated the sporting trophy design for a number of commissions. This example, later used as a centerpiece, was made for a figure skating competition at the Palais de Glaces in Paris in 1923.
It is credited
Lent by Chrysler Museum of Art, Gift of Walter P. Chrysler, Jr., 78.245.
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Its dimensions are
H x diam.: 27.3 × 55.1 cm (10 3/4 × 21 11/16 in.)
It has the following markings
signed "Jean E. Puiforcat"
This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition The Jazz Age: American Style in the 1920s.