On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
9 x 5 5/16 x 5 5/16 in. (22.9 x 13.5 x 13.5 cm) (show scale)
Impressed on bottom: "REED & BARTON / [company logo: "R" in shield between eagle and lion] / STERLING"; "990"; "[eagle]"
Engraved in block capitals on bottom above mark: "1908-1933"; scratched by hand below mark: "3368 / 450X"
Gift of Daniel Morris and Denis Gallion
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Reed & Barton (American, 1840-present). "Modernist" Vase, 1928. Silver, 9 x 5 5/16 x 5 5/16 in. (22.9 x 13.5 x 13.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Daniel Morris and Denis Gallion, 1994.205.3. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 1994.205.3.jpg)
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Silver vase. Undecorated bipartite body. Upper section is cylindrical, tapering inward at midpoint, with wide, flaring, narrow flattened rim. Lower section is U-shaped cup that flares outward at waist of overall body; rests on domed base with single, narrow step at edge.
CONDITION: Good, slightly tarnished.
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