Salad Spoon ("American Modern" Dinnerware), ca. 1937

  • Steubenville Pottery, American, 1879 - 1960
  • Russel Wright, American, 1904 - 1976

Glazed stoneware

  • Framed: Overall: 10 3/4 × 2 1/4 × 1 1/4 inches (27.3 × 5.7 × 3.2 cm)

Gift of Jerome M. and Patricia Shaw

1986.16.2

Department

American Art before 1950

  • Clay
  • Ceramic
  • Stoneware
  • Tableware
  • Spoon
  • Spoon
  • Glazed
  • Chartreuse
  • East liverpool

Provenance

Collection of Jerome M. and Patricia Shaw (Orchard Lake, Michigan, USA); 1986-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Published References

Hennessey, William J. Russel Wright, American Designer. Cambridge, MA, 1983, pp. 37-45. Kerr, A. Russel Wright Dinnerware: Designs for the American Table. Paducah, KY, 1985, p. 39 (ill.).

Rights Status

Russel Wright; Steubenville Pottery, Salad Spoon ("American Modern" Dinnerware), ca. 1937, glazed stoneware. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Jerome M. and Patricia Shaw, 1986.16.2.