"Ultra" pattern serving bowl; features a wide, inverted ovoid body with three, low-relief, vertical ears of wheat applied to sides on a short, fluted pedestal with conical base. Flat, incurved rim. Underside struck with maker's mark and pattern number.

Greek-American industrial designer John Vassos (1898-1985) designed the "Ultra" pattern in 1934 for R. Wallace & Sons Mfg. Co. of Wallingford, CT; 1871-present. "Ultra" flatware 1989.0700.01-.06, five-piece coffee and tea service 1989.0700.07-.11, and bowl 1989.0700.12, all belonged to the Vassos family.

Date Made: 1934 or later

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: Connecticut, WallingfordPlace Used: United States: New York, New York CityUnited States: Connecticut, Norwalk

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Exhibition Location:

Credit Line: Gift of Paul Johnes

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1989.0700.12Catalog Number: 1989.0700.12Accession Number: 1989.0700

Object Name: bowl

Physical Description: silver plate (overall material)metal (overall material)Measurements: overall: 4 3/8 in x 9 7/8 in; 11.1125 cm x 25.0825 cm


Record Id: nmah_1059704

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