Carafe, "The Hollywood Set Pattern"
On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
Silver-aluminum (Amilite), glass, cork
carafe with tray (height): 9 3/4 in. (24.8 cm)
carafe (height): 8 7/8 in. (22.5 cm); diameter: 4 1/2 in. (11.4 cm)
tray (diameter): 6 in. (15.2 cm)
Impressed on underside of carafe: "THE AMERICAN THERMOS BOTTLE CO. NORWICH, CONN. U.S.A. THE ONLY THERMOS REG. U.S. PAT. OFF. REPLACEMENT FILTER NO. 525F MADE IN U.S.A."
Paper labels on bottom of tray and carafe: "406 Dreyfuss c. 1937". This attribution is unsubstantiated.
Gift of John C. Waddell
Carafe (a) - a silver-aluminum (Amilite) conical form with horizontal banding on the lower third of the body; circular black cork stopper (b); black glass cup/lid - black stepped circular form with a wider circular base (c); tray - black circular glass form with a low, rolled rim.
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