Carl Poul Peterson (Danish-Canadian, 1895-1977). Compote, ca. 1930. Sterling silver, 7 3/8 x 6 5/8 x 6 1/8 inches. Margo Grant Walsh Twentieth Century Silver and Metalwork Collection, gift of Margo Grant Walsh; 2014:39.46

The Graceful Table

November 23, 2019 to November 08, 2020

The 2019-20 rotation of the Margo Grant Walsh Twentieth Century Silver and Metalwork Collection explores the history of table service, dining etiquette, and international food culture through twentieth-century tableware and dining accessories created by celebrated silversmiths such as Allan Adler and Porter Blanchard, Albert Edward Bonner, Alexander Sturm, and Carl Poul Peterson.