Pitcher, "Modernistic" Line
On View: Brooklyn Museum, BMA, 5H26, 4G
8 1/4 x 9 x 8 in. (21 x 22.9 x 20.3 cm) (show scale)
Underside, impressed: "BENEDICT/MODERNISTIC/PLATE/E.P.N.S B.M.M./562"
Gift of Ravi R. Mathura in memory of Milo
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Albert F. Saunders (1878-1964). Pitcher, "Modernistic" Line, 1928. Silverplate, 8 1/4 x 9 x 8 in. (21 x 22.9 x 20.3 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Ravi R. Mathura in memory of Milo, 2011.82. Creative Commons-BY
. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2011
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Wide conical pitcher, tapering downwards, with a squared wide spout and raised, angular shoulder, decorated with a matte, thin, narrow, geometric band at rim; below shoulder is an applied, matte, thick band with a geometric diaper pattern; attached angular, thick, ear shaped handle flared foot with same matte, thin, narrow geometric band, as at rim;
Condition: scratches to handle, some minor darkening and loss to silverplate. Interior with dark spot to one side of base.
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