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Centerpiece And Garniture

This is a Centerpiece and Garniture. It was designed by Peter Müller-Munk. Its medium is silver.

When German-born Peter Müller-Munk immigrated to the United States in 1926, he worked in a traditional handcrafting manner for Tiffany & Co. and on his own before moving into industrial design. These bowls take inspiration from early Chinese and Japanese lotus bowl forms, as do Marie Zimmerman’s bowls nearby.

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This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition The Jazz Age: American Style in the 1920s.

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