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  • Catalogue Essay

    “Read, everyday, something no one else is reading. Think, everyday, something no one else is thinking. Do, everyday, something no one else would be silly enough to do. It is bad for the mind to continually be part of unanimity.” - Christopher Morley

    We sit together at the table to momentarily, ceremoniously unite, all the while knowing, of course, we are each of us different. Wouldn’t it be nice if the table objects acknowledged our individuality? What exactly is the benefit or purpose of uniformity at the dinner table?

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‘Table for Eight’ dinner service, curated by Murray Moss

Porcelain.
Largest dinner plate: 11 1/2 in (29.2 cm) diameter
Comprising eight single settings, each with five pieces: dinner plate, salad plate, desert plate, coffee or tea cup, saucer, and one setting with covered soup bowl, together with one coffee service, one tea service and eight additional serving dishes (64).

Estimate
$6,000 - 8,000 

Sold for $18,750

Moss

16 October 2012
New York