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Beverage Server and Spoon, Modern Pattern

Decorative Arts and Design

On View: Decorative Art, 4th Floor
MEDIUM Silverplate, plastic
DATES ca. 1959
DIMENSIONS Pitcher: 11 1/8 x 6 1/8 x 3 in. (28.3 x 15.6 x 7.6 cm) Spoon: 12 3/4 x 7/8 x 3/4 in. (32.4 x 2.2 x 1.9 cm)  (show scale)
MARKINGS Impressed on underside of pitcher (a): "Gorham [in script] / E [anchor in shield] P / YC845 / 40 OZS" Impressed on underside of handle, near spoon (b): "GORHAM E [anchor in shield] P N13"
CREDIT LINE Gift of Jewel Stern
CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION "Modern" beverage server (a) of silverplate and plastic, with silverplate spoon (b). Pitcher (a) has a tall, narrow cylindrical body with narrow band around base and slightly pulled triangular spout at lip, metal strap across interior of spout to catch ice; opposing handle of black plastic in form of number "7" with an upturned, heart-shaped terminal at top end, attached to body with short cylindrical struts. Spoon (b) has small, shallow, round bowl attached to long squared handle. CONDITION: Good; a few light scratches around pitcher and on handle of spoon.
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Decorative Art, 4th Floor
CAPTION Donald H. Colflesh (American, 1932–2021). Beverage Server and Spoon, Modern Pattern, ca. 1959. Silverplate, plastic, Pitcher: 11 1/8 x 6 1/8 x 3 in. (28.3 x 15.6 x 7.6 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Jewel Stern, 2003.11.1a-b. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 2003.11.1a-b.jpg)
IMAGE overall, 2003.11.1a-b.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2004
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