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This and 8 other objects are a part of a set whose first object is Place Setting (France).

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1966

  • Work on this object began.

1990

  • We acquired this object.

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Dinner Fork (France)

This is a Dinner fork. It was designed by Claude Lalanne. It is dated 1966 and we acquired it in 1990. Its medium is cast and chased silver. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

It is credited Museum purchase from Decorative Arts Association Acquisition Fund in honor of John L. Marion.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 20.2 x 3.3 cm (7 15/16 x 1 5/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Dinner Fork (France); Designed by Claude Lalanne (French, 1924 - 2019); cast and chased silver; H x W: 20.2 x 3.3 cm (7 15/16 x 1 5/16 in.); Museum purchase from Decorative Arts Association Acquisition Fund in honor of John L. Marion; 1990-137-2

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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