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Bowl, "Classique Modern"

Decorative Arts and Design

On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
  • Place Manufactured: United States
  • DATES Introduced 1934.
    DIMENSIONS 3 1/8 x 9 5/8 x 9 5/8 in. (7.9 x 24.4 x 24.4 cm)  (show scale)
    MARKINGS Impressed on underside of bowl, in center: around circle, "PLYMOUTH / MADE IN [U.S.A. (?) -- letters are worn down]"; within circle, "K / PEWTER / S"
    SIGNATURE no signaturre
    INSCRIPTIONS no inscriptions
    CREDIT LINE Bequest of Carl Otto von Kienbusch, by exchange
    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION "Classique Modern" Bowl, pewter. Circular, shallow bowl with broad, smooth rim is joined to open circular foot ring by four open circular discs, each enclosing three wavy lines, which support bowl underneath rim. CONDITION: Normal scratches and nicks, but good.
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
    CAPTION Walter Dorwin Teague (American, 1883–1960). Bowl, "Classique Modern," Introduced 1934. Pewter, 3 1/8 x 9 5/8 x 9 5/8 in. (7.9 x 24.4 x 24.4 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Bequest of Carl Otto von Kienbusch, by exchange, 1992.102. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 1992.102_bw.jpg)
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