A gorgeous Dorothy Thorpe flared glass salad bowl with a liner plate. This retro silver banded bowl has a slightly flared shape and a thick silver/platinum rim all around the top edge. The plate also has a wide silver band around it. This vintage mid century set is perfect for a salad, fruit or serving anything in style. The bowl and plate feature the wide silver band at the top made so popular by the Mad Men TV series. An amazing and beautiful survivor that is circa 1960s.
The silver band on the bowl is 1" wide. The silver band on the under plate is 3/4" wide.
*NOTE: Dorothy Thorpe was an American designer who created beautiful glassware and ceramic pieces out of her Los Angeles studio in the mid century. Her pieces with the wide silver overlay on glass were very popular in the mid century and were once again getting kudos after the characters in the TV series "Mad Men" used them on the show.
Bowl - 9" diameter and 4 1/4" high.
Plate - 8" in diameter
In nice vintage condition with no chips or cracks - looks great. Silver (or platinum) has some light patina and has light wear to the silver/platinum band commensurate with mid century age - see close up photos for details.
This wonderful mid century serving piece would be amazing for a Christmas or New Year's eve gathering.
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