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1930

  • Work on this object began.

1975

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1991

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Design 1 Dinner Fork, 1954

This is a Dinner fork. It was designed by Donald A. Wallance and produced by H.E. Lauffer and manufactured by C. Hugo Pott GmbH & Co.. It is dated 1954 and we acquired it in 1991. Its medium is stainless steel. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Gregory J. Wallance and David M. Wallance. It is credited Gift of David and Gregory Wallance.

Cite this object as

Design 1 Dinner Fork, 1954; Designed by Donald A. Wallance (American, 1909 – 1990); Germany; stainless steel; Gift of David and Gregory Wallance; 1991-81-5

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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