Silver plate with gilt interior; lid also functions as a silver dish

Lidded serving dish, 1938

Not on Viewexpand_more

The rich, gilt interior of this dish is unveiled when the lid is upturned. The lid's ball elements function as feet as well as handles. In 1937, the Brooklyn Museum exhibited this as a "Double Vegetable Dish," suggesting the lid can also serve as a second serving dish--an added economy.

In addition to silver, Kogan's freelance work included Bakelite jewelry, Zippo lighters, melamine tableware, doll furniture, and more than 100 designs for Minnesota's own Red Wing Pottery Company (many of which have a "B" before their model number). In 1994, the Industrial Design Society of America recognized Kogan as America's first professional woman industrial designer.

Lidded serving dish
Artist Life
American (born Russia), 1902-2000
Accession Number
Curator Approved

This record has been reviewed by our curatorial staff but may be incomplete. These records are frequently revised and enhanced. If you notice a mistake or have additional information about this object, please email

Does something look wrong with this image? Let us know

Zoom in on the left to the detail you'd like to save. Click 'Save detail' and wait until the image updates. Right click the image to 'save image as' or copy link, or click the image to open in a new tab.

Silver plate with gilt interior; lid also functions as a silver dish