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"Prolon Beverly" sugar bowl with lid

mid–1950s


Object Place: Florence, Massachusetts

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 1.6 x 9.8 cm (5/8 x 3 7/8 in.) (lid) Height x diameter: 6.4 x 10.5 cm (2 1/2 x 4 1/8 in.) (bowl)

Accession Number

2010.547a-b

Medium or Technique

Melamine (plastic)

On View

The 1940s and 1950s (Gallery 336)

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Plastics

Charcoal Grey

Markings

Beverly/By Prolon/FLORENCE, MASS./7408 (Beverly 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