American, 1922–2009 Alfred, New York
About this artwork
Arts of the Americas
John Prip (Maker)
Alfred (Artist's nationality)
Silver, ivory, and rattan
Marked on bottom: STERLING (followed by three hearts) / JAP
11.4 × 14 cm (4 1/2 × 5 1/2 in.)
Purchased with funds provided by Marilyn and Thomas L. Karsten in honor of her parents, Gertrude and Perry S. Herst
Extended information about this artwork
Tom McCreight, “John Prip: Master Metalsmith” (Rhode Island School of Design, 1987) p. 15 (ill.). Milo Naeve, “Twentieth–Century Craft: A Compass for Research” in ‘A Neglected History: 20th–Century American Craft’ (American Craft Museum, 1990), 45–59. Judith A. Barter, Elizabeth McGoey, et al., American Silver in the Art Institute of Chicago (New Haven: Yale University Press, 2016), cat. 95 (ill.) Elizabeth McGoey, ed., American Silver in the Art Institute of Chicago (Chicago: Art Institute of Chicago, 2018), https://publications.artic.edu/americansilver/reader/collection/section/6, cat. 95 (ill.).
Providence, Rhode Island School of Design, John Prip: Master Metalsmith, Oct. 9, 1987–Dec. 20, 1987. New York, American Craft Museum, January 29–April 28, 1988, cat. 1 (ill.).
John Prip 1948-1988; sold to the Art Institute of Chicago, 1988.
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