Collection Online
silver, silver-gilt, ivory
(a-b) 18.6 × 19.5 × 12.1 cm (overall)
Place/s of Execution
Paris, France
(a) punched in rim above base c.r.: JEAN PUIFORCAT PARIS 1937
punched (vertically) in base c.: (Mercury's head)
punched in base c.: E (penknife) P
(b) punched inside lid near rim: (Mercury's head)
punched (inverted) inside lid near rim: E (penknife) P
Accession Number
International Decorative Arts
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Felton Bequest, 1952
© Jean Puiforcat/ADAGP, Paris. Licensed by Copyright Agency, Australia
This digital record has been made available on NGV Collection Online through the generous support of Digitisation Champion Ms Carol Grigor through Metal Manufactures Limited
Gallery location
Not on display
Physical description
Round, ivory handle and finial, silver-gilt rings around handle, finial, and base.