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1926

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1946

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1991

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Pancake and Corn set Pitcher, Salt And Pepper Shakers, Tray, ca. 1936

This is a Pitcher, salt and pepper shakers, tray. It was designed by Russel Wright. It is dated ca. 1936 and we acquired it in 1991. Its medium is chrome-plated metal, glass. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

It is credited Gift of Mel Byars.

Our curators have highlighted 2 objects that are related to this one.

Its dimensions are

(a,b): 1.8 x 15.3 cm (11/16 x 6 in.) (c,d): 13.5 x 16 x 8 cm (5 5/16 x 6 5/16 x 3 1/8 in.) (e): 5 x 4 cm (1 15/16 in. x 1 9/16 in.) (f): 5.3 x 2.5 cm (2 1/16 x 1 in.)

It has the following markings

Salt shaker, tray and pitcher are impressed on base: "Chase U.S.A." with company logo: centaur with bow.

Cite this object as

Pancake and Corn set Pitcher, Salt And Pepper Shakers, Tray, ca. 1936; Designed by Russel Wright (American, 1904–1976); USA; chrome-plated metal, glass; (a,b): 1.8 x 15.3 cm (11/16 x 6 in.) (c,d): 13.5 x 16 x 8 cm (5 5/16 x 6 5/16 x 3 1/8 in.) (e): 5 x 4 cm (1 15/16 in. x 1 9/16 in.) (f): 5.3 x 2.5 cm (2 1/16 x 1 in.); Gift of Mel Byars; 1991-59-116-a/f

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