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Pitcher, Burrite Design, Model #337

Decorative Arts

On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
MEDIUM Plastic
DATES ca. 1948
DIMENSIONS 8 1/2 x 8 x 3 1/2 in. (21.6 x 20.3 x 8.9 cm)  (show scale)
MARKINGS Bottom of pitcher marked: "BURROUGHS MFG. CORP. / LOS. ANGELES, CALIF. U. S. A. / BURRITE (in script in an oval) / NO. 337"
COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
ACCESSION NUMBER 1994.119.18
CREDIT LINE Gift of Paul F. Walter
RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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CAPTION Burroughs Manufacturing Corp.. Pitcher, Burrite Design, Model #337, ca. 1948. Plastic, 8 1/2 x 8 x 3 1/2 in. (21.6 x 20.3 x 8.9 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Paul F. Walter, 1994.119.18. Creative Commons-BY
IMAGE overall, CUR.1994.119.18.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2010
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CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Pitcher. Pink and gray molded plastic. Overall form is circular with flattened sides on a rectangular base. Hinged oval gray lid covers entire spout. Pink top half is fitted over the gray bottom half. A molded band runs down the length of the lid and around the center of the body.
RECORD COMPLETENESS Good (76%)
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