Russel Wright American Modern/Tray and Salts For Sale
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Russel Wright American Modern/Tray and Salts

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A group of five salts and a celery tray designed by Russel Wright in 1937. American modern, was produced by Steubenville Pottery from 1939-1959, and is often credited with being the best-selling dinnerware ever manufactured. The ultra modern design emphasized soft curves and simple glazes. A similar grouping is on view in the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. For an excellent description of Wright's American Modern dinnerware and it's significance see Design 1935-1965 What Modern Was, Martin Eidelberg, ed., p.36.

Details

  • Date of manufacture
    1939-1959
  • Period
  • Materials and techniques
  • Condition
    Good. very good condition, salts missing original cork stoppers.
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Dimensions

    H 2.5 in. x W 13 in. x D 3.56 in.

    H 6.35 cm x W 33.02 cm x D 9.05 cm

  • Seller location
    Winnetka, IL
  • Sold As
    Set of 6
  • Reference number
    LU93651181498

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