Thermos carafe with lid

1936–38
Designed by Henry Dreyfuss (American, 1904–1972 American), Manufactured by The American Thermos Bottle Company


Object Place: Norwich, CT

Dimensions

Overall: 14.3 x 15.2 x 12.1 cm (5 5/8 x 6 x 4 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

2005.1124a-b

Medium or Technique

Enamel, aluminum, glass

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Metalwork

Markings

Stamped on base of carafe: Outer ring: "THE AMERICAN THERMOS BOTTLE CO./NORWICH. CONN. USA." Inner ring: "THE ONLY/ THERMOS/ REG. U.S. PAT. OFFICE/ No. 539/ VACUUM BOTTLE/ DESIGNED BY/ Henry Dreyfuss (name in script, like a signature)"

Provenance

Belonged to donor's father.

Credit Line

Gift of Priscilla Cunningham in memory of Charles Crehore Cunningham