First half 20th century, French, each with maker's mark for Emile Puiforcat and first standard export mark, further marked to base ''Cartier / Made in France'', a five-piece set, each with a bead-molded circular foot rising to a paneled gourd-form body, the lidded articles with acanthus and grape-cluster-form finials, comprising a lidded coffee pot with wooden handle (9.5'' H x 6.75'' W x 4.75'' D), a lidded tea pot with wooden handle (7.75'' H x 5.5'' W x 9.5'' D), a milk jug with wooden handle (5'' H x 5.25'' W x 3.25'' D), a lidded sugar bowl (6'' H x 5.75'' W x 4.5'' D) and a waste bowl (3.25'' H x 4.25'' Dia.), each monogrammed ''BMB'', 5 pieces, total weight 92.27 oz troy approximately, est: $3000/5000.

total weight 92.27 oz troy approximately

  • Provenance: Estate, Culver City, CA
  • Condition: Overall good condition, with general light marks, scratches and tarnishing commensurate with age. Wooden handles somewhat dry. Teapot with scattered minute dings to body. The milk jug with one .75'' x .75'' and one .25'' x .25'' shallow dent to body. Cover of sugar bowl with a .25'' x .25'' ding and edge pushed slightly out of round; does not sit flush atop bowl. Weight includes wooden handles. Monogrammed, as stated.

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