Designed by Erik Magnussen, Danish, 1884 - 1961. Made by Gorham Manufacturing Company, Providence, Rhode Island, 1831 - present.
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Silver objects made in the United States during the late 1920s and 1930s were mostly traditional in style, although a few manufacturers catered to what was called “modernistic” taste. This coffeepot created by Erik Magnussen for Gorham exhibits an abstraction of traditional form.