A man and a woman view a enormous gilt--bronze surtout de table, an extravagant centerpiece for the dining table produced in 1805 and now on view in Tablescapes: Designs for Dining. Click for information on upcoming lectures at the museum.
Design Talks
A Buffaloware Sample Plate, ca. 1975; Manufactured by Oneida Ltd. ; USA. In the center of the plate, there is an image of a buffalo surrounded by the “standard on glaze palette”—swatches of the colors available for purchase in the Buffaloware line of dishes, from Sky and Prussian blues to Sienna, Coral, French Green, and everything in between, even black and white. The plate is featured in the exhibition Saturated and is the subject of a blog post in our Object of the Day series. Click on the image to view the blog post.
object of the day
Brightly colored design objects arranged in a display case for the exhibition Saturated: The Allure and Science of Color. Click on the image to visit the Current Exhibitions page with information on all the exhibitions on view at the museum.
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An assortment of product for sale in the museum shop in a rainbow of colors. Click on this image to visit the shop's online shopping site.
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