Michael Lax Hyalyn “Capri” for Raymor Oval Serving Bowl
A mid-century Capri serving bowl designed by the American industrial designer Michael Lax (1929-1999) for Hyalyn and distributed by Raymor. The oval white porcelain bowl features an elongated shape and rests upon a walnut base. 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.
16” x 3.75” x 6.5”.
Minor wear present. Some discolored glue between the wood and ceramic. One small area of glaze miss on the ceramic on the edge with the wood.
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