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Caviar Server

Decorative Arts

On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
MANUFACTURER H. D. Studio
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
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
    ACCESSION NUMBER 84.124.13
    CREDIT LINE Gift of Paul F. Walter
    RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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    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
    IMAGE overall, 84.124.13_view1_bw.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph
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    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.
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