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Designer:
Peter Behrens, German, 1868 – 1940  Search this
Manufacturer:
Martin Josef Rückert, founded 1901  Search this
Medium:
gold plated, silver
Dimensions:
L x W x D: 18 × 2.8 × 2.3 cm (7 1/16 × 1 1/8 × 7/8 in.)
Type:
cutlery
Decorative Arts
fork
Object Name:
fork
Manufactured in:
Mainz, Germany
Designed in:
Berlin, Germany
Date:
1902
Catalogue Status:
Research in Progress
Description:
Four tines pierced within curved gold plated bowl, with deep central slot with circular notch. At base of bowl, secondary rounded, circular section forms neck. At base of neck, stylized, pointed rattail join with singular engraved line continuing along obverse side of shaft that forms oval at base of handle and then expands horizontally, above a grid pattern of two mirroring columns of horizontal ovals with stems. Terminating in square with double outline. Reverse of handle with stylized outline and rectangle. Narrow neck and stem, flaring to squared off terminal with slightly upturned end.
Credit Line:
Museum purchase from Pauline Cooper Noyes and Decorative Arts Association Acquisition Funds
Accession Number:
1996-106-6
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Product Design and Decorative Arts Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kq487eae7d3-76d5-4188-a864-4bbed48d3c66
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1996-106-6