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1966

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1986

  • Work on this object ended.

1989

  • We acquired this object.

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Fork (France), ca. 1976

This is a fork. It was designed by Raymond Loewy. It is dated ca. 1976 and we acquired it in 1989. Its medium is stainless steel. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

It is credited Gift of Air France.

Its dimensions are

L x W x D: 18 x 2.3 x 1.7 cm (7 1/16 x 7/8 x 11/16 in.)

It has the following markings

On handle: (top) stamped "AIR FRANCE" with company insignia; (back) "Bouillet Bourdelle"

Cite this object as

Fork (France), ca. 1976; Designed by Raymond Loewy (American, b. France, 1893–1986); stainless steel; L x W x D: 18 x 2.3 x 1.7 cm (7 1/16 x 7/8 x 11/16 in.); Gift of Air France; 1989-24-17

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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