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American Decorative Arts
Photo credit: Yale University Art Gallery
Maker: Peter Müller-Munk, American, born Germany, 1904–1967


ca. 1930

Sterling silver

2 3/4 × 5 1/8 × 7 1/2 in., 324 g, 200 dwt (6.99 × 13.02 × 19.05 cm, 324 g, 10 oz.)
Gift of William Core Duffy, Mus.B. 1952, Mus.M. 1954, and Mrs. Duffy
Made in New York, New York
On view
20th century
Containers - Metals

Maxine and William Duffy, New Haven, Conn., by 1979-80


“Acquisitions 1980,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin 38, no. 2 (Winter 1982): 68, ill.

Karen Davies, At Home in Manhattan Modern Decorative Arts, 1925 to the Depression, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1983), 36, no. 18, ill.

Ellen Paul Denker, After the Chinese Taste: China’s Influence in America, 1730–1930, exh. cat. (Salem, Mass.: Peabody Museum of Salem, 1985), 48, 67, fig. 50.

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), 216, no. 140.

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