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Designer: Tommi Parzinger, American, born Germany, 1903–1981
Maker: Peter Albert Reimes, American, born Germany, 1900–ca. 1945

Pitcher

1939–41

Sterling silver

10 1/2 × 6 1/2 × 5 1/4 in., 805 g, 517 dwt (26.67 × 16.51 × 13.335 cm, 805 kg, 25.9 oz.)
John P. Axelrod, B.A. 1968, Fund
2009.1.1
Culture: 
American
Period: 
20th century
Classification: 
Containers - Metals
Geography: 
Made in New York, New York
Status: 
On view
Provenance: 

Purchased by Louise Rorimer-Dushkin, New York and Santa Fe, N.Mex., by 1981–96; inherited by her daughter Edie Soiero, Santa Fe, N.Mex., 1996–2008; transferred to the Estate of Edie Soiero, 2008

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions 2009,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (2009): 133–34, ill.

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), 225, no. 148.

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.