"Branchell" spoon

1950s
Designed by Kaye LaMoyne (American, 1918–1992), Manufactured by Branchell Company (active about 1948–1958)


Object Place: St. Louis, Missouri, United States

Dimensions

Overall: 3.2 x 15.2 cm (1 1/4 x 6 in.) (at widest point)

Accession Number

2010.556

Medium or Technique

Melamine (plastic) and stainless steel

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art

Classifications

Plastics

Mist Grey handle

Markings

BRANCHELL/STAINLESS/GERMANY

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