Sky-scraper

 
Sky-scraper
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  • Title :     Sky-scraper
  • Artist:     Louis W. Rice Designer Apollo Studios, A division of Bernard Rice's Sons Manufacturer
  • Accession:     TD1993.29.3
  • Country:     United States New York New York
  • Date:     1928
  • Dimensions:     Inches 9-3/4 8-3/4 5, Centimeters 24.8 22.2 12.7
  • Collection:     Object
  • Category:     Decorative Arts and Furniture
  • Subject:     Skyscraper , Domestic , Metal/Metal Design , Food and Beverage
  • Credit Line:     The Wolfsonian–Florida International University, Miami Beach, Florida, The Mitchell Wolfson, Jr. Collection
  • URL:     TD1993.29.3.JPG
  • Tags:     Decorative Arts and Furniture
Description:
Patinated silverplate pitcher with stepped-back form inspired by the skyscraper; tall rectangular, tapered body topped by two graduating tiers forming the rim, triangular spout extends downward from just below rim; cylindrical handle spaced slightly away from body and running full height of pitcher; monogram at center of body.