"Boonton" creamer

1948–late 1950s
Designed by Belle Kogan (American, 1902–2000), Manufactured by Boonton Molding Company (active 1920–1981)

Object Place: Boonton, New Jersey


Overall: 6.5 x 14 x 10.2 cm (2 9/16 x 5 1/2 x 4 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Melamine (plastic)

Not On View





The creamer and saucer are both shrimp pink with white speckles. The bulbous creamer has a narrow, circular base that gradually flares to a rolled rim. A slightly protruding pointed spout, opposes a small circular handle with a flat top in the shape of a parabola. The saucer has a central flat circular section, and slightly curves up to the outer edges and has a flared, rounded rim.


MADE IN/Boonton/N.J./U.S.A./521-C (Boonton is in script)


Early history unknown; purchased by Barbara and Gerald Ward, Portsmouth, NH, at various dealers, primarily in Maine and Hampshire, or acquired on eBay, from ca. 2000 to 2010; 2010, given by the Wards to the MFA

Credit Line

Gift of Barbara McLean Ward and Gerald W. R. Ward