"Hot Plate, New York World's Fair"
Metallic paper, other paper
1/4 x 8 1/8 x 6 in. (0.6 x 20.6 x 15.2 cm) (show scale)
Proper right top: "MADE IN U.S.A."
Proper left top: "SAYFORD CO. BROOKLYN"
Gift of Linda S. Ferber
Rectangular flat hot plate with chamfered corners. Front design impressed with central scene depicting Brooklyn Bridge waterfront and seven surrounding figures set into
textured background. Additional figures clockwise from top: Administration Building (labeled "ADMINISTRATION BLDG" below image), ocean liner, U.S. Steel Building
(labeled "U.S. STEEL BLDG" below image), motorcars, railway car, Hall of Communications (labeled "HALL OF COMMUNICATIONS" below image), airplane. At bottom center, large scroll reading "NEW YORK WORLD'S FAIR". Slightly raised undecorated outer edge wraps to back and is secured by brown cardboard backing of the same shape.
Condition: Good original. Loss to metallic surface and denting to outer edging, scratching, light chipping and tarnishing throughout.
This item is not on view
Sayford Company. "Hot Plate, New York World's Fair," ca. 1939. Metallic paper, other paper, 1/4 x 8 1/8 x 6 in. (0.6 x 20.6 x 15.2 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Linda S. Ferber, 2011.43.1. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.2011.43.1.jpg)
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