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Dessert Fork, 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 6 5/8 in. (16.8 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
ACCESSION NUMBER 76.99.5
CREDIT LINE Gift of Russel Wright
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