Cheese Knife, ca. 1935
This cheese knife embodies the aerodynamic, streamlined style so prevalent in the 1930s. The horizontal lines, curved shapes, and feeling of movement that can be found in objects as diverse as Raymond Loewy’s S1 Locomotive or Walter Dorwin Teague’s desk lamp are equally present in this tabletop accessory.
This object was
George R. Kravis II.
It is credited
Gift of George R. Kravis II.
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Its dimensions are
L x W x D: 17.1 × 1.9 × 0.5 cm (6 3/4 × 3/4 × 3/16 in.)
Cite this object as
Cheese Knife, ca. 1935; chromium-plated brass; L x W x D: 17.1 × 1.9 × 0.5 cm (6 3/4 × 3/4 × 3/16 in.); Gift of George R. Kravis II; 2015-5-10
This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Energizing the Everyday: Gifts From the George R. Kravis II Collection.