Muffineer

  • Margret Craver, Muffineer, 1946, sterling silver, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of the James Renwick Alliance, 1984.41

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In the 1930s, Margret Craver convinced Baron Erik Fleming, silversmith to the king of Sweden, to take her on as a student. From him she learned the techniques for creating traditional silver hollowware like this piece, in which the body was created from a single piece of silver. A muffineer was a small English table utensil designed to sprinkle salt on buttered muffins.

Title
Muffineer
Artist
Date
1946
Location
Dimensions
3 3/4 x 3 x 3 in. (9.6 x 7.7 x 7.7 cm)
Credit Line

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Gift of the James Renwick Alliance

Mediums
Mediums Description
sterling silver
Classifications
Object Number
1984.41
Palette
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