Material Information

Title:
Compotier: Ebb Tide [bowl]
Creator:
Alfred G. Kintz ( Designer )
International Silver Co. ( Maker )
Place of Publication:
Connecticut
Creation Date:
1928
Materials:
silver ( medium )
gilt ( medium )
Measurements:
5 x 13-1/4 x 10 diameter in
12.7 x 33.7 x 25.4 diameter cm

Subjects

Subjects / Keywords:
Metal/Metal Design
Food and Beverage
Domestic
Decorative Arts and Furniture
Genre:
bowl

Notes

Content description:
Bowl, on angled foot, rises in nine concentric steps, the interior of bowl has gold wash. The rim of bowl is embellished with a boarder layered in four overlapping and staggered planes intermittently projecting inward to emulate the action of waves. The stepped bowl and border are the identifying elements of the Ebb Tide design holloware. this version has angled handles with open thumb space. The pattern was available with or without handles. Also, gold wash was optional. The angled foot has the same border as the bowl, but in smaller scale.
Preferred Citation:
The Wolfsonian - Florida International University, Miami Beach, Florida, The Mitchell Wolfson, Jr. Collection

Record Information

Source Institution:
The Wolfsonian-Florida International University
Holding Location:
The Wolfsonian FIU Object Collection ( The Wolfsonian FIU Objects Collection )
Rights Management:
All applicable rights reserved by the source institution and holding location.
Resource Identifier:
87.1412.9.1 ( accession number )
Classification:
Decorative Arts

Wolfsonian Membership

Aggregations:
Museum Objects of The Wolfsonian - FIU
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