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PROPERTY OF A PRIVATE FLORIDA COLLECTOR

Jean E. Puiforcat
FLATWARE FROM THE "MONACO" SERVICE FOR THE MAHARAJAH OF INDORE
Estimate
20,00030,000
LOT SOLD. 162,000 USD
JUMP TO LOT
156

PROPERTY OF A PRIVATE FLORIDA COLLECTOR

Jean E. Puiforcat
FLATWARE FROM THE "MONACO" SERVICE FOR THE MAHARAJAH OF INDORE
Estimate
20,00030,000
LOT SOLD. 162,000 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

Jean E. Puiforcat
FLATWARE FROM THE "MONACO" SERVICE FOR THE MAHARAJAH OF INDORE
comprising 12 forks, 12 knifes, 6 fish forks, 6 soup spoons, 6 tea spoons, serving fork, serving spoon, ladle and flat server. 46 pieces

with maker's marks, French silver marks, and blades marked JEAN E. PUIFORCAT


silver, stainless steel and ebony
ca. 1925
produced by Puiforcat, Paris
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Provenance

Barry Friedman, Ltd. and DeLorenzo Gallery, New York

Literature

Françoise de Bonneville, Jean E. Puiforcat, Paris, 1986, p. 106, pl. 330
Anne Bony, Les Annees 30, Paris, 1987, p. 950
Reto Niggl, Eckart Muthesius: Der Palast des Maharadschas in Indore, Architektur und Interieur, Stuttgart, 1996, p. 83
Denis Doria, Le Palais du Maharadjah d'Indore, Paris, 2006, p. 109, pl. 43 (for a period illustration showing the flatware in the Manik Bagh Palace banqueting room)

Catalogue Note

This partial service is from the massive 700-piece flatware set commissioned by the Maharajah of Indore for his Art Deco palace, the interiors of which were conceived by the greatest French designers of the period. 

Important 20th Century Design

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