"Normandie" Pitcher

Peter Muller-Munkca. 1935

Brooklyn Museum

Brooklyn Museum

"Normandie" pitcher of chrome-plated brass. Streamlined, in plan, a teardrop shape with a flat, strap handle curving out from lip of rounded rear side of pitcher, and down to same rounded side of base. Body of pitcher comes to a point at front end, forming a straight line running from pouring spout to base. Top of pitcher dramatically raking up from handle at rear to point of pouring spout.CONDITION: Generally good with small scratches to all surfaces. Chrome plating has chipped away from more than half the underside of base.

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  • Title: "Normandie" Pitcher
  • Date Created: ca. 1935
  • Location Created: Rome, New York, USA
  • Type: Food/Drink, Service
  • Rights: H. Randolph Lever Fund
  • External Link: http://www.brooklynmuseum.org/opencollection/objects/1688/Normandie_Pitcher
  • Medium: Chrome-plated brass
  • Signed: no signature
  • Markings: Stamped on underside of base: "Revere /ROME /N.Y."
  • Inscribed: no inscriptions
  • Dimensions: 12 x 3 x 9 1/2 in. (30.5 x 7.6 x 24.3 cm)
  • Designer: Peter Muller-Munk
  • Collection: Decorative Arts
  • Accession number: 84.67