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Caviar Server

Decorative Arts

MEDIUM Chromed metal
  • Place Manufactured: Chicago, Illinois, United States
  • DATES ca. 1930
    DIMENSIONS 6 5/16 x 8 1/8 x 6 1/2 in. (16 x 20.6 x 16.5 cm)  (show scale)
    MARKINGS Scratched into metal on base of frame: "HD STUDIO"
    SIGNATURE no signature
    INSCRIPTIONS no inscriptions
    COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
    ACCESSION NUMBER 84.124.13
    CREDIT LINE Gift of Paul F. Walter
    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Caviar 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.
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    CAPTION Helen A. Hughes Dulany (American, 1885-1968). Caviar Server, ca. 1930. Chromed metal, 6 5/16 x 8 1/8 x 6 1/2 in. (16 x 20.6 x 16.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Paul F. Walter, 84.124.13. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 84.124.13_view1_bw.jpg)
    IMAGE overall, 84.124.13_view1_bw.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph
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