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Tablespoon, American Modern Line

Decorative Arts

Russel Wright created cutlery that both feels good in the hand and presents a sensuous, curving appearance. Designed for production in stainless steel, these pieces reflect a new interest in casual living, with comfort and convenience outweighing outmoded ideas of elegance.
MEDIUM Stainless steel
DATES ca. 1952
DIMENSIONS length: 6 7/8 in. (17.5 cm)  (show scale)
MARKINGS raised on back "PAT/PEND"; "HULL STAINLESS" and in script, "Russel Wright"
SIGNATURE no signaure
INSCRIPTIONS no inscriptions
COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
CREDIT LINE Gift of Russel Wright
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CAPTION Russel Wright (American, 1904-1976). Tablespoon, American Modern Line, ca. 1952. Stainless steel, length: 6 7/8 in. (17.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Russel Wright, 76.99.6. Creative Commons-BY
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Tablespoon, American Modern Line