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"Double Helix" pattern Spoon

This is a Spoon. It was designed by Ward Bennett and manufactured by Sasaki and distributed by Sasaki. It is dated ca. 1987 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 Sasaki. It is credited Gift of Sasaki.

Its dimensions are

L x W x D (Overall): 18.9 x 3.1 x 1.8 cm (7 7/16 x 1 1/4 x 11/16 in.)

It has the following markings

On reverse of handle, stamped: "SASAKI / 18-8 JAPAN / Ward Bennett design [in script]."

Cite this object as

"Double Helix" pattern Spoon; Designed by Ward Bennett (American, 1917–2003); Manufactured by Sasaki (Japan); Japan; stainless steel; L x W x D (Overall): 18.9 x 3.1 x 1.8 cm (7 7/16 x 1 1/4 x 11/16 in.); Gift of Sasaki; 1988-48-3

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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