Research: Luce Center for American Art

Caviar Server
Accession #84.124.13
Designer Helen A. Hughes Dulany
Manufacturer H. D. Studio
TitleCaviar Server
Dateca. 1930
MediumChromed metal
Dimensions6 5/16 x 8 1/8 x 6 1/2 in. (16 x 20.6 x 16.5 cm)
MarksScratched into metal on base of frame: "HD STUDIO"
Inscriptionsno inscriptions
Signedno signature
Credit LineGift of Paul F. Walter
LocationVisible Storage: Case 18, Shelf N (Contemporary Design)
DescriptionCaviar server. Spherical chromed metal container with attached domed lid that pivots on sides, supported at sides by rectilinear metal frame, bolted at squared/ tubular handles to container. CONDITION: Chrome plating shows overall pitting across surface, some surface scratching on lid and handles, more on base of frame, evidence of bad pitting on right front handle, and 1/2" indentation in top of lid.