Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Spoons

Designer:
Russel Wright (American, Lebanon, Ohio 1904–1976 New York)
Date:
ca. 1930
Medium:
Silver, stainless steel
Dimensions:
a: Teaspoon L. 6-5/8 inches (16.8 cm) b: Soup spoon L. 5-1/8 inches (13 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Silver
Credit Line:
Gift of Russel Wright, 1976
Accession Number:
1976.67.54ab
Not on view
the designer, New York (until 1976; his gift to MMA)

Yonkers, N. Y. Hudson River Museum. "Russel Wright: American Designer," May 24–August 16, 1983.

Washington, D. C. Renwick Gallery of the National Museum of American Art. "Russel Wright: American Designer," October 13, 1983–April 12, 1984.

New Haven. Yale University Art Gallery. "At Home in Manhattan: Modern Decorative Arts, 1925 to the Depression," November 10, 1983–February 5, 1984, no. 79 [teaspoon only].

Auburn, N. Y. Schweinfurth Memorial Art Center. "Russel Wright: American Designer," July 3–August 15, 1984.

Clinton, N. Y. Fred L. Emerson Gallery, Hamilton College. "Russel Wright: American Designer," November 17–December 16, 1984.

Rochester, N. Y. Margaret Woodbury Strong Museum. "Russel Wright: American Designer," January 5–March 15, 1985.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "American Modern, 1925–1940: Design for a New Age," May 16, 2000–January 7, extended to February 4, 2001, unnumbered cat. (p. 97).

Newport Beach, Calif. Orange County Museum of Art. "American Modern, 1925–1940: Design for a New Age," May 25–August 19, 2001, unnumbered cat.

Flint, Mich. Flint Institute of Arts. "American Modern, 1925–1940: Design for a New Age," September 14–December 16, 2001, unnumbered cat.

Philadelphia. Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. "American Modern, 1925–1940: Design for a New Age," January 11–April 7, 2002, unnumbered cat.

Charlotte, N. C. Mint Museum of Craft and Design. "American Modern, 1925–1940: Design for a New Age," May 3–July 28, 2002, unnumbered cat.

Tulsa, Okla. Philbrook Museum of Art. "American Modern, 1925–1940: Design for a New Age," August 23–November 17, 2002, unnumbered cat.

Harry Anderson. "Contemporary American Designers." Decorator's Digest 4 (April 1935), ill. p. 48 (identical spoons).

Karen Davies. At Home in Manhattan: Modern Decorative Arts, 1925 to the Depression. Exh. cat., Yale University Art Gallery. New Haven, 1983, p. 113, no. 79, ill. (teaspoon).



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