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Jean Puiforcat

Pair of Candelabras

Jean Puiforcat

Jean Puiforcat

Pair of Candelabras

Pair of Candelabras

Jean Puiforcat

Pair of Candelabras


designed 1937

silver, vermeil

impressed with silver and the artist's hallmarks

5 1/2 in. (13.9 cm) high each

5 1/2 in. (13.9 cm) diameter each

Overall in very good condition. The silver surfaces present with light surface scratches and some tarnish throughout consistent with age and gentle handling. The vermeil surfaces with scuffing and light scratches throughout as well as areas of minor discoloration to the edges. The removable bobeches with wax residue to the inside consistent with use. 


In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective qualified opinion.

NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING CONDITION OF A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE PRINTED IN THE CATALOGUE.

Sotheby's New York, November 26, 1993, lot 83
Françoise de Bonneville, Jean Puiforcat, Paris, 1986, pp. 149 and 156