Michael Lax Hyalyn “Capri” for Raymor Salad Bowl and Salad Serving Pieces
A mid-century Capri salad bowl serving set designed by the American industrial designer Michael Lax (1929-1999) for Hyalyn and distributed by Raymor. The round white porcelain bowl with round walnut base accompanies a matching serving fork and spoon. The Capri line was originally introduced in the 1950s and features white porcelain and walnut pieces.
Michael Lax attended New York School of Music and Art, Alfred University, and studied Scandinavian modern design on a Fulbright Fellowship. Lax worked with Russel Wright and was widely known for designing many household products for Dansk and Lightolier, among others. The Lytegem lamp and enamel-coated tea kettle he designed are part of permanent Museum collections.
11.5” x 5” x 11.5” (salad bowl); 14” x 1.25” x 2.5” (serving fork); 14” x 1.25” 3” (serving spoon).
Some minor wear. Minor wear to the wood. Small nicks in the ceramic near the wood on the spoon. Spilt in the salad bowl wood base. Some discolored glue present.
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