Sugar Bowl and Lid, "Kent Pattern"
Decorative Arts and Design
On View: American Art Galleries, 5th Floor, The City and the Rise of the Modern Woman, 1900–1945
Bakelite, chrome plate
Gift of John C. Waddell
Sugar bowl (a) and lid (b)
Banded spherical body divided at the top to form a removable lid with a ribbed cylindrical finial and a flared circular footring
Walter von Nessen (American, born Germany, 1889-1943). Sugar Bowl and Lid, "Kent Pattern," 1938. Bakelite, chrome plate, 4 1/2 x 3 1/2 in. (11.4 x 8.9 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of John C. Waddell, 2008.58.23a-b. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: , 2008.58.22a-d_2008.58.23a-b_2008.58.24_2008.58.25_PS2.jpg)
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