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Covered cruet, 1948
Arthur Pulos

Syracuse, New York, United States of America
Silver, H: 6 3/8 in, DIAM: 2 1/4 in
Purchase 1956 Life Membership Fund  56.14A,B
On View
A. J. PULOS incised on bottom

Provenance: Purchased from artist for $70 in 1956. Shown in 1949 at Metropolitan Museum "Form in Handwrought Silver," (see picture in object file). From letter in object file: "The cruet was made in 1948 in a workshop conducted by Baron Eric Fleming of Stockholm, Sweden." In Pulos' CV in the object file it notes under "Participant," Handy and Harman Silversmithing Workshop Conference under Baron Eric Fleming of Sweden, 1948"
Exhibition History:
"Style and Status in Sterling: American Silver", Newark Museum, Newark, New Jersey (May 2017 - ongoing)

"Style, Status and Sterling: The Triumph of American Silver," Newark Museum, Newark, New Jersey (March 11, 2005 - May 31, 2006)

"Contemporary Crafts from Museum Collections," Museum of Contemporary Crafts, New York, New York (September - December 1958)

"Aspects in Christian Art," Newark Museum, Newark, New Jersey (1955)

"Form in Handwrought Silver," Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, New York (December 16, 1949 - January 29, 1950)

Keywords: Silver, Cruet, Modernism, Modernism, Cross, Christianity, Ceremony