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1985

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1991

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"Edo" Knife, 1985

This is a Knife. It was designed by Bibs Hosak-Robb and manufactured by Robbe & Berking. It is dated 1985 and we acquired it in 1991. Its medium is metal (silver-plated). It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Robbe & Berking. It is credited Gift of Robbe and Berking Silber.

Its dimensions are

L x W x D (Overall): 26 x 1.5 x 0.5 cm (10 1/4 x 9/16 x 3/16 in.)

Cite this object as

"Edo" Knife, 1985; Designed by Bibs Hosak-Robb (1955); Germany; metal (silver-plated); L x W x D (Overall): 26 x 1.5 x 0.5 cm (10 1/4 x 9/16 x 3/16 in.); Gift of Robbe and Berking Silber; 1991-65-3

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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