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1971

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1991

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"Uni" Fork, 1971

This is a Fork. It is dated 1971 and we acquired it in 1991. Its medium is stainless steel. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Mel Byars. It is credited Gift of Mel Byars.

Its dimensions are

L x W x D: 18 x 1.5 x 1.3 cm (7 1/16 x 9/16 x 1/2 in.)

It has the following markings

On lower handle (near terminal): "zani & zani 18/10 stainless Italy"

Cite this object as

"Uni" Fork, 1971; Italy; stainless steel; L x W x D: 18 x 1.5 x 1.3 cm (7 1/16 x 9/16 x 1/2 in.); Gift of Mel Byars; 1991-59-180

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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