"Boonton" sugar bowl

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


Object Place: Boonton, New Jersey

Dimensions

Overall: 6.4 x 15.6 x 11.1 cm (2 1/2 x 6 1/8 x 4 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

2010.545a

Medium or Technique

Melamine (plastic)

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Plastics

The sugar bowl and lid are both shrimp pink with white speckles. The sugar bowl has two offset, flaring shaped handles. The lid has a flat central circular section and slightly sloping sides.

Markings

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

Provenance

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