Set of six 1939 New York World's Fair souvenir sterling silver spoons with the Trylon and Perisphere on each handle and different views in the bowl: Hall of Medicine and Public Health, Georgian Section, Railroad Transportation Building, Marine Transportation Building, Aviation Building, Consumer Interests Building. Made by the William Rogers Manufacturing Co.
For 20 years, gallery owner and decorative-arts historian Liz O’Brien has been discovering the “new” old names in 20th-century American design, introducing the works of Samuel Marx, William Haines, and Karl Springer to the latest generation of trendsetters. Her distinctive point of view is guided by a passionate interest in the history of design and decoration. She wrote two books on Samuel Marx, Samuel Marx: Furniture and Decorations (1996) and Ultramodern (2007).