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1986

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1988

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Knife (Germany)

This is a Knife. It was designed by Wolf Karnagel and made for Lufthansa German Airlines. It is dated 1986 and we acquired it in 1988. Its medium is stainless steel. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Lufthansa German Airlines. It is credited Gift of Lufthansa German Airlines.

Its dimensions are

L x W x D: 17.5 x 2.3 x 0.3 cm (6 7/8 x 7/8 x 1/8 in.)

It has the following markings

"Design Wolf Karnagel 1986 WMF" and "Lufthansa" on front

Cite this object as

Knife (Germany); Designed by Wolf Karnagel (1940–); stainless steel; L x W x D: 17.5 x 2.3 x 0.3 cm (6 7/8 x 7/8 x 1/8 in.); Gift of Lufthansa German Airlines; 1988-37-20

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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