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1965

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1991

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"Blue Shark" Dinner Fork, 1965

This is a Dinner fork. It was manufactured by Georg Jensen Sølvsmedie. It is dated 1965 and we acquired it in 1991. Its medium is stainless steel. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

It is credited Gift of Mel Byars.

Its dimensions are

L x W x D: 17.2 x 3.1 x 1.7 cm (6 3/4 x 1 1/4 x 11/16 in.)

It has the following markings

"George Jensen stainless Denmark"

Cite this object as

"Blue Shark" Dinner Fork, 1965; Manufactured by Georg Jensen Sølvsmedie (Denmark); Denmark; stainless steel; L x W x D: 17.2 x 3.1 x 1.7 cm (6 3/4 x 1 1/4 x 11/16 in.); Gift of Mel Byars; 1991-59-29

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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