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Knife, American Modern Line

Decorative Arts

Russel Wright created cutlery that both feels good in the hand and presents a sensuous, curving appearance. Designed for production in stainless steel, these pieces reflect a new interest in casual living, with comfort and convenience outweighing outmoded ideas of elegance.
MEDIUM Stainless steel
DATES ca. 1952
DIMENSIONS length: 8 3/4 in. (22.2 cm)
MARKINGS raised on back "PAT/PEND"; "HULL STAINLESS" and in script, "Russel Wright"
SIGNATURE no signature
INSCRIPTIONS no inscriptions
COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
CREDIT LINE Gift of Russel Wright
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