Emil Milan 'Emilan' Studio Wood Abstract Salad Bowl Set

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Emil Milan (Emilan) 1922-1985 studio salad bowl set crafted out of walnut, consisting of eight small bowls, one large main bowl and a pair of tongs. Each one is a little different as all were handmade by Milan in his East Coast Studio during the 1950s to 1960s and each are signed "Emilan". Milan went to the Art Students League of New York in 1946. His work is in the Smithsonian American Art Museum, Renwick Gallery and the Yale Art Gallery. Milan's work was chosen for the Designer Craftsman USA 1953 Exhibition and his pieces were sold at Sak Fifth Avenue in the day. The measurements for the large bowl is 15" W x 9.25" D x 3.5" H and the small bowls are 7.5" W x 5.25" D x 2" H.


  • Date of Manufacture
  • Period
  • Materials and Techniques
    Oiled   Walnut
  • Condition
    Excellent. Excellent vintage condition to the bowls looks never to have been used, the tongs have very light wear. .
  • Dimensions
    3.5 in. H x 15 in. W x 9.25 in. D
    9 cm H x 38 cm W x 23 cm D
  • Seller Location
    San Francisco, CA
  • Number of Items
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