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Dinner Fork (USA), ca. 1934

This is a Dinner fork. It was overseen (as design director) by Walter Dorwin Teague. It is dated ca. 1934 and we acquired it in 2005. Its medium is silver-plated metal, glass. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was purchased from Sotheby's and fund: General Acquisitions Endowment. It is credited Museum purchase from General Acquisitions Endowment Fund.

Its dimensions are

L x W x D: 20.3 x 2.4 x 2.1 cm (8 x 15/16 x 13/16 in.)

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Dinner Fork (USA), ca. 1934; Design Director: Walter Dorwin Teague (American, 1883–1960); silver-plated metal, glass; L x W x D: 20.3 x 2.4 x 2.1 cm (8 x 15/16 x 13/16 in.); Museum purchase from General Acquisitions Endowment Fund; 2005-5-1

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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