See more objects with the color grey darkslategrey or see all the colors for this object.

Object Timeline

1930

  • Work on this object began.

1975

  • Work on this object ended.

1991

  • We acquired this object.

2006

2015

2019

  • You found it!

Design 1 Dinner Knife, 1954

This is a Dinner knife. 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 Knife, 1954; Designed by Donald A. Wallance (American, 1909 – 1990); Germany; stainless steel; Gift of David and Gregory Wallance; 1991-81-12

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Feeding Desire: Design and the Tools of the Table, 1500-2005.

This object may be subject to Copyright or other restrictions.

You are welcome to make fair use of this image under U.S. Copyright law and in compliance with our terms of use. Please note that you are responsible for determining whether your use is fair and for responding to any claims that may arise from your use.

For higher resolution or commercial use contact ArtResource.

If you would like to cite this object in a Wikipedia article please use the following template:

<ref name=CH>{{cite web |url=https://collection.cooperhewitt.org/objects/18706181/ |title=Design 1 Dinner Knife, 1954 |author=Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum |accessdate=18 September 2019 |publisher=Smithsonian Institution}}</ref>