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Hommage a Madonna Knife, 1986

This is a knife. It was designed by Matteo Thun and manufactured by WMF Aktiengesellschaft. It is dated 1986 and we acquired it in 1988. Its medium is gilt brass, pvc plastic. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by WMF Aktiengesellschaft. It is credited Gift of WMF (Württembergische Metallwarenfabrik Aktiengesellschaft).

Its dimensions are

L: 18 cm (7 1/16 in.)

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Hommage a Madonna Knife, 1986; Designed by Matteo Thun (Italian, b. 1952); Germany; gilt brass, pvc plastic; L: 18 cm (7 1/16 in.); Gift of WMF (Württembergische Metallwarenfabrik Aktiengesellschaft); 1988-20-2

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