Breakfast caddy, Prince

 
Breakfast caddy, Prince
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  • Title :     Breakfast caddy, Prince
  • Artist:     Unknown, Designer A. H. Lange Manufacturer, attributed
  • Accession:     TD1992.86.1 a-e
  • Country:     Germany
  • Date:     circa 1920
  • Dimensions:     Inches 6-3/4 4-1/2 29 Dimensions, overall Inches 6-3/4 4-1/2 10 Dimensions, locomotive (a) Inches 1-3/4 3-3/8 2-1/8 Dimensions, condiment caddies (b, c) Inches 3-3/4 4-1/2 9-1/2 Dimensions, toast rack car (d) Inches 5 4-1/2 9-1/2 Dimensions, egg cup car (e), Centimeters 17.1 11.4 73.7 Dimensions, overall Centimeters 17.1 11.4 25.4 Dimensions, locomotive (a) Centimeters 4.4 8.6 5.6 Dimensions, condiment caddies (b, c) Centimeters 8.9 11.4 24.1 Dimensions, toast rack car (d) Centimeters 12.7 11.4 24.1 Dimensions, egg cup car (e)
  • Collection:     Object
  • Category:     Decorative Arts and Furniture
  • Collection Theme:     Travel, Transportation, and Tourism
  • Subject:     Railroads , Domestic , Food and Beverage , Metal/Metal Design
  • Credit Line:     The Wolfsonian–Florida International University, Miami Beach, Florida, The Mitchell Wolfson, Jr. Collection
  • URL:     TD1992.86.1 A-E.JPG
  • Tags:     Travel, Transportation, and Tourism~Decorative Arts and Furniture
Description:
Chrome plated egg and toast service consisting of three sections; front section is an engine model complete with boiler, smokestack and steam dome, featuring an open rear compartment containing two rectangular glass condiment caddies; the locomotive rests on two functioning wheels connected by a main rod; middle carriage features nine curved bars for holding toast upright supported by the side rails of the carriage; the end car features a flat bottom supporting four egg cups; at center is a stand with four indents for suspending spoons; both the middle and end carriages rest upon four functioning wheels and are connected by coupling hooks to the locomotive. a: locomotive, b, c: condiment caddies, d: toast rack car, e: egg cup car