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Tulip Knife, 1900–02

This is a knife. It was designed by Heinrich Vogeler and manufactured by M.H.Wilkens & Sohne. It is dated 1900–02 and we acquired it in 2002. Its medium is silver. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Torsten Broehan. It is credited Gift of Torsten Broehan, Berlin.

Its dimensions are

L x W x D: 17 x 1.6 x 0.3 cm (6 11/16 x 5/8 x 1/8 in.)

It has the following markings

On back of head: rectangular stamp with logo of M.H.Wilkens & Sohne and "800" and a moon and crown.

It is signed

none

Cite this object as

Tulip Knife, 1900–02; Designed by Heinrich Vogeler (German, 1872 – 1942); Germany; silver; L x W x D: 17 x 1.6 x 0.3 cm (6 11/16 x 5/8 x 1/8 in.); Gift of Torsten Broehan, Berlin; 2002-18-3

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Feeding Desire: Design and the Tools of the Table, 1500-2005.

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