Designed by Jean E. Puiforcat circa 1925, on a low foot, the sides and cover with chased panels, with a jade ring finial, interior with removable three-part divider, marked on underside of tureen, cover and divider, also stamped to underside JEAN PUIFORCAT, PARIS, FRANCE
934 in. (24.7 cm.) diameter
62 oz. 4 dwt. (1,934 gr.) gross weight
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This model 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. A matching tureen was sold at Christie's, New York, 7 May 2020, lot 13.

A model of this tureen and cover is illustrated in F. De Bonnevile, Jean Puiforcat, Paris, 1986, p. 87.

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