22. Floyd Davis

22. Floyd Davis

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Floyd Davis (1896-1966)

Two elegant women having tea, server wearing turban.

“Look at your silver— Your guests do. ‘Mmmm— I always ask, at Christmas, for the things I've got to have, for formal entertaining, from New Year's till Lent...’”

Magazine advertisement, Oneida Community Silversmiths, 1928;

Watercolor and gouache, 17.8 x 17.3" signed lower left.
Very good overall: register tapes in margin, some edge wear; archivally matted and framed in a narrow, white-gold moulding.

(Entry and authentication by Roger T. Reed)