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Knife (Japan)

This is a Knife. It was designed by Tetsuji Kawamura. It is dated 1986 and we acquired it in 1997. Its medium is wood. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Tetsuji Kawamura. It is credited Gift of Tetsuji Kawamura.

Its dimensions are

L: 19cm x W: 2.8cm x D: 3cm

Cite this object as

Knife (Japan); Designed by Tetsuji Kawamura ; wood; L: 19cm x W: 2.8cm x D: 3cm; Gift of Tetsuji Kawamura; 1997-33-9

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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