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"Mallo-Ware" sugar bowl with lid

1950s


Object Place: Chicago, Illinois

Dimensions

Overall: 6.7 x 14 x 10.2 cm (2 5/8 x 5 1/2 x 4 in.) Height x diameter: 2.9 x 10.2 cm (1 1/8 x 4 in.) (lid)

Accession Number

2010.549a-b

Medium or Technique

Melamine (plastic)

On View

The 1940s and 1950s (Gallery 336)

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art

Classifications

Plastics

Turquoise (Pastel Blue?)

Markings

Mallo/Ware/40 SUGAR BOWL/P.R. MALLORY/PLASTICS INC./CHICAGO 41,/ILL. (Mallo Ware 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