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"Modernist" Vase

Decorative Arts

On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
DATES 1928
DIMENSIONS 9 x 5 5/16 x 5 5/16 in. (22.9 x 13.5 x 13.5 cm)
MARKINGS Impressed on bottom: "REED & BARTON / [company logo: "R" in shield between eagle and lion] / STERLING"; "990"; "[eagle]"
INSCRIPTIONS Engraved in block capitals on bottom above mark: "1908-1933"; scratched by hand below mark: "3368 / 450X"
COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
CREDIT LINE Gift of Daniel Morris and Denis Gallion
CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Silver vase. Undecorated bipartite body. Upper section is cylindrical, tapering inward at midpoint, with wide, flaring, narrow flattened rim. Lower section is U-shaped cup that flares outward at waist of overall body; rests on domed base with single, narrow step at edge. CONDITION: Good, slightly tarnished.
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