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1967

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2001

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Knife (Sweden)

This is a Knife. It was designed by Theresia Hvorslev and manufactured by Mema Guld Och Silver AB and made for (as the client) SAS [Scandinavian Airlines System]. It is dated 1967 and we acquired it in 2001. Its medium is silver-plated brass/nickel. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Theresia Hvorslev. It is credited Gift of the designer Theresia Hvorslev.

Its dimensions are

L x W x D: 19.6 x 2 x 0.8 cm (7 11/16 x 13/16 x 5/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Knife (Sweden); Designed by Theresia Hvorslev (Swedish, b. 1935); silver-plated brass/nickel; L x W x D: 19.6 x 2 x 0.8 cm (7 11/16 x 13/16 x 5/16 in.); Gift of the designer Theresia Hvorslev; 2001-16-2

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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