Designed by Jean E. Puiforcat, on a low foot, the sides and cover with chased panels, with a jade ring finial, marked to side of tureen and flange of cover, stamped to underside MADE IN FRANCE / JEAN PUIFORCAT, PARIS
958 in. (24.5 cm.) diameter
57 oz. 4 dwt. (1,779 gr.) gross weight
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This dish was first presented at the Exposition Internationale des Arts Décoratifs et Industriels Modernes in Paris in 1925. An identical example can be found in the collection of the Musée des Arts Décoratifs in Paris (Inventory Number 25450 A). A similar tureen with a pink onyx ring finial on a mirrored plateau was sold in these rooms, 9 December, 2003, lot 180.

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