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"Modern Decorator" Bowl

Decorative Arts

On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
MEDIUM Silver-plate, plastic, other metal
DATES ca. 1959
DIMENSIONS 5 7/8 x 11 5/8 x 9 1/8 in. (14.9 x 29.5 x 23.2 cm)
MARKINGS on bottom: large silver label printed in blue, "Gorham/SILVERPLATE/ DECORATOR BOWL/ adjustable base...for/ imaginative floral arrangements/ Any non-tarnishing floral putty will hold glass or other/ flower arranger in place/ New ideal Adjustable/ wing nut swivels bowl/ to desired position" molded in plastic" "Gorham [in scriprt]"
COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
CREDIT LINE Gift of Jewel Stern
CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Large asymmetric, biomorphic, free-form shaped bowl with waving contoured rim raised on a short, round, canted, black plastic base secured with a wing nut on underside.
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