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Ciga Knife, 1979

This is a Knife. It was designed by Massimo Vignelli and Lella Vignelli. It is dated 1979 and we acquired it in 1985. Its medium is silverplate. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Lella Vignelli and Massimo Vignelli. It is credited Gift of Lella and Massimo Vignelli.

Its dimensions are

cm: L: 17 x W: 1.7 x D: 0.6

It has the following markings

On reverse of handle: CALEGARO FOR CIGAHOTELS VIGNELLI DESIGNS c. 1980

Cite this object as

Ciga Knife, 1979; Designed by Massimo Vignelli and Lella Vignelli; Italy; silverplate; cm: L: 17 x W: 1.7 x D: 0.6; Gift of Lella and Massimo Vignelli; 1985-54-15

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