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Prototype for "Eva" Fork Fork Prototype

This is a fork prototype. It was designed by Eva Zeisel and made by Yamazaki Tableware, Inc. and made for (as the client) Yamazaki Tableware, Inc.. It is dated 2012 and we acquired it in 2014. Its medium is balsa wood, paint. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Estate of Eva Zeisel. It is credited Gift of the Estate of Eva Zeisel.

  • Fork (Sweden)
  • stainless steel.
  • Gift of the designer Theresia Hvorslev.
  • 2001-16-7

Our curators have highlighted 10 objects that are related to this one. Here are three of them, selected at random:

  • Dessert Fork with Bee Fork
  • cast and chased silver, gilt silver.
  • Museum purchase from Smithsonian Institution Collections Acquisition Program,....
  • 1996-56-2
  • Torun Salad Fork
  • silver-plated metal.
  • Gift of Dansk International Designs, Ltd..
  • 1987-6-12

Its dimensions are

L x W x D: 18.6 × 2 × 1.8 cm (7 5/16 × 13/16 × 11/16 in.)

It has the following markings


Cite this object as

Prototype for "Eva" Fork Fork Prototype; Designed by Eva Zeisel (American, b. Hungary, 1906–2011); Made by Yamazaki Tableware, Inc.; USA; balsa wood, paint; L x W x D: 18.6 × 2 × 1.8 cm (7 5/16 × 13/16 × 11/16 in.); Gift of the Estate of Eva Zeisel; 2014-8-10

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Beautiful Users.

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