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Knife (France), ca. 1978

This is a Knife. It was designed by Raymond Loewy. It is dated ca. 1978 and we acquired it in 1990. Its medium is stainless steel, plastic. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

It is credited Gift of Stephen and Dorothy Globus.

Its dimensions are

L x W: 16 x 1.8 cm (6 5/16 x 11/16 in.)

It has the following markings

On blade, stamped: "DESIGN C E I / 01164 / O C." Molded raised letters on handle: "AIR FRANCE."

Cite this object as

Knife (France), ca. 1978; Designed by Raymond Loewy (American, b. France, 1893–1986); stainless steel, plastic; L x W: 16 x 1.8 cm (6 5/16 x 11/16 in.); Gift of Stephen and Dorothy Globus; 1990-32-1

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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