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Pitcher, Burrite Design, Model #123

Decorative Arts

On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
MEDIUM Plastic
DATES ca. 1948
DIMENSIONS 8 1/8 x 7 3/4 x 3 1/8 in. (20.6 x 19.7 x 7.9 cm)  (show scale)
MARKINGS Molded on bottom of pitcher : "THE BURROUGHS CO. / LOS. ANGELES CALIF. U. S. A. / BURRITE (in script in an oval) / 123"
COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
CREDIT LINE Gift of Paul F. Walter
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CAPTION Charles M. Burroughs (American, 1904-1998). Pitcher, Burrite Design, Model #123, ca. 1948. Plastic, 8 1/8 x 7 3/4 x 3 1/8 in. (20.6 x 19.7 x 7.9 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Paul F. Walter, 1994.119.17. Creative Commons-BY
IMAGE overall, CUR.1994.119.17.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2010
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CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Pitcher. Red molded plastic. Circular shape with flattened sides on a rectangular base. Hinged oval lid covers spout. A repetitive concentric, horizontal U-shaped motif on sides and lid.
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