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Maker: Jean E. Puiforcat, French, 1897–1945

Coffee Set

ca. 1930

Sterling silver and rosewood

.1 teapot: 6 1/4 × 8 5/8 × 5 1/16in. (15.875 × 21.908 × 12.859 cm) base: 5 3/8 × 3 5/8in. (13.653 × 9.208 cm) .2 creamer: 3 3/8 × 4 7/8 × 2 7/8in. (8.573 × 12.383 × 7.303 cm) other (.3 sugar bowl): 3 1/4 × 6 3/16 × 4 5/8in.(8.255 × 15.716 × 11.748 cm)
Bequest of Ernest Hillman, Jr.
2004.68.1.1-.3
Geography: 
Made in Paris, France
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
French
Period: 
20th century
Classification: 
Containers - Metals
Provenance: 

Ernest Hillman, Jr., (1912 - 2002), Fairfield, Connecticut; gift of his estate to Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Connecticut, 2004

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions 2004,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (2005): 205.

John Stuart Gordon et al., A Modern World: American Design from the Yale University Art Gallery, 1920–1950 (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2011), 17, fig. 3.

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.