Salad bowl

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1929-1956

GUSN

GUSN-191646

Description

Myrtlewood salad bowl, circular with flat bottom. Small footed base.

Details

Descriptive Terms

salad bowls
Bowl, Salad

Inscription

"MYRTLE/The most beautiful/wood that grows/A SMALL AREA ON THE/PACIFIC COAST CONTAINS THE WORLD'S/SUPPLY OF THIS MOST RARE AND BEAU-/TIFUL WOOD. CENTURIES OF SLOW MA-/TURING IN THE MOIST SEA AIR, HAVE/WOVEN INTO ITS DEPTHS, THE ROMANCE/OF THE SEA AND SKY, FOREST AND MOUN-/TAINS. THE CRAFTSMAN'S ART BRINGS/THIS GIFT OF NATURE TO YOU./BEAUMONTS/THE HOUSE OF MYRTLEWOOD/MARSHFIELD, OREGON" (Printed in gold on green paper label)

Associated Building

Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.),

Maker

Beaumonts (Manufacturer)

Object Type

Food Service T&E

Dimensions

3 1/2 (H), 11 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation

Accession Number

2006.44.1742.1