"Color Flyte" creamer and saucer

designed about 1952
Designed by Kaye LaMoyne (American, 1918–1992), Manufactured by Branchell Company (active about 1948–1958)


Object Place: St. Louis, Missouri

Dimensions

Overall (creamer): 5.4 x 14 x 10.2 cm (2 1/8 x 5 1/2 x 4 in.) Overall (saucer): 1.9 x 14.9 cm (3/4 x 5 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

2010.485.1a-b

Medium or Technique

Melamine (plastic)

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Plastics

Salmon/Glow Copper (mottled)

Markings

Stamped in base: "DESIGNER DINNERWARE / FASHIONED OF/ Melmac/ ColorFLYTE / by/ BRANCHELL/ ST. LOUIS, MO."

Provenance

Early history unknown; 2005, purchased on eBay by Anthony A. Pagliuca, Boston, MA; 2010, gift of Pagliuca to MFA.

Credit Line

Gift of Anthony A. Pagliuca