Russel Wright (American, 1904-1976). <em>Salad Tong Spoon,  from a Five Piece Set of Serving Utensils</em>, ca. 1935. Stainless steel and Lucite, 1 x 15 x 2 1/2 in. (2.5 x 38.1 x 6.4 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Paul F. Walter, 1999.108.30. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.1999.108.30.jpg)

Salad Tong Spoon, from a Five Piece Set of Serving Utensils

Artist:Russel Wright

Medium: Stainless steel and Lucite

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Dates:ca. 1935

Dimensions: 1 x 15 x 2 1/2 in. (2.5 x 38.1 x 6.4 cm)

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Museum Location: Brooklyn Museum, BMA, 5H27, 8D

Accession Number: 1999.108.30

Image: CUR.1999.108.30.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Salad tong spoon, stainless steel and Lucite. The stainless steel, ovoid shaped bowl is rather shallow. The applied, cylindrical handle is attached to the base through an insertion into a slit in the handle. The lower 1/4 of the handle is stainless steel that curves up and then levels out. The upper 3/4 of the handle is a clear plastic that is smaller in diameter than the metal section. The plastic section is inserted into the stainless steel handle. Condition: Excellent condition, with overall minor abrasions due to use. Catalogued by J. Pineiro 2-22-2000

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