"Luau" pitcher and lid

1950–65
Manufactured by Minerware, Inc.


Object Place: New York

Dimensions

Overall: 23.5 x 18.4 x 14 cm (9 1/4 x 7 1/4 x 5 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

2006.1878a-b

Medium or Technique

Plastic (polyethylene)

On View

The 1940s and 1950s (Gallery 336)

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art

Classifications

Plastics

Pineapple shaped, plastic pitcher

Markings

(molded into the plastic on the base): MINERWARE, INC. / NEW YORK 10, N.Y. / MADE IN U.S.A. / PAT.PEND. / 2

Provenance

Purchased by donor on eBay from Australian dealer.

Credit Line

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