Modernist 20th Century /06 June 2004


Margaret DePatta

rare place setting
USA, c. 1937
copper, stainless steel
7 d in (18 cm)

This flatware represents one of two flatware designs created by DePatta in the late 1930s. The disk shape of the spoon bowl relates to DePatta's jewelry designs and the use of copper is rare in her work. The place setting is comprised of salad fork, dinner fork, meat knife and soup spoon. This flatware was exhibited at the Golden Gate International Exposition on Treasure Island in 1939.

estimate: $10,000–15,000

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