Elwood Cornell
Middletown Silver Co.

Elwood North Cornell (American, 1889-1957)
Middletown Silver Co. (USA, 1899-1945)
Modernistic Coffee Service 1928
Silverplated nickel
8.63 x 7.25 x 4.88″ (coffee pot)
Kamm Collection 2013.202
Photo: courtesy of Sotheby’s.

Elwood Cornell designed this Art Deco coffee set for the Middletown Silver Company (Middletown, CT). The faceted design was unusual but similar to one produced by Gorham at the time. Read about these important designs at our blog post by Allie Farlowe.