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"Boonton" creamer with saucer

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The creamer and saucer are both shrimp pink with white speckles. The bulbous creamer has a narrow, circular base that gradually flares to a rolled rim. A slightly protruding pointed spout, opposes a small circular handle with a flat top in the shape of a parabola. The saucer has a central flat...

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Marks

MADE IN/Boonton/N.J./U.S.A./521-C (Boonton is in script)

Provenance

Early history unknown; purchased by Barbara and Gerald Ward, Portsmouth, NH, at various dealers, primarily in Maine and Hampshire, or acquired on eBay, from ca. 2000 to 2010; 2010, given by the Wards to the MFA

Credit Line

Gift of Barbara McLean Ward and Gerald W. R. Ward

1948–late 1950s

Object Place

Boonton, New Jersey

Dimensions

Overall: 6.5 x 14 x 10.2 cm (2 9/16 x 5 1/2 x 4 in.)

Accession Number

2010.541a-b

Medium or Technique

Melamine (plastic)

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Plastics