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Manufacturer: Merle F. Faber Products, American, active 1943–1960

Coffee Set

ca. 1943–50

Silver plate and plastic

coffeepot: 6 × 2 7/8 × 4 3/4 in. (15.2 × 7.3 × 12.1 cm)
sugar bowl (with lid): 2 1/2 × 3 7/16 × 2 9/16 in. (6.4 × 8.7 × 6.5 cm)
creamer: 2 × 3 1/8 × 2 7/16 in. (5.1 × 7.9 × 6.2 cm)
tray: 9/16 × 7 1/2 × 6 3/4 in. (1.4 × 19.1 × 17.1 cm)
John C. Waddell Collection, Gift of John C. Waddell, B.A. 1959
2010.158.22.1-.4
Geography: 
Manufactured in San Francisco, California
Culture: 
American
Period: 
20th century
Classification: 
Containers - Metals
Provenance: 

John C. Waddell, New York, 2001–10; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Bibliography: 

John Stuart Gordon et al., A Modern World: American Design from the Yale University Art Gallery, 1920–1950 (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2011), 196, no. 129.

“Acquisitions,” https://artgallery.yale.edu/sites/default/files/files/Pub_Bull_acquisitions_2011.pdf (accessed March 1, 2012).

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.