Russel Wright (American, 1904-1976). <em>Four-Piece Flatware Setting</em>, ca. 1950-1958. Stainless steel, Fork (a): 1 1/8 x 1 x 7 3/16 in. (2.9 x 2.5 x 18.3 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Paul F. Walter, 85.109.1a-d. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 85.109.1a-d_bw.jpg)

Four-Piece Flatware Setting

Artist:Russel WrightJapan Hull Stainless

Medium: Stainless steel

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 1950-1958

Dimensions: Fork (a): 1 1/8 x 1 x 7 3/16 in. (2.9 x 2.5 x 18.3 cm) Teaspoon (b): 3/4 x 1 3/8 x 6 1/4 in. (1.9 x 3.5 x 15.9 cm) Soup spoon (c): 3/4 x 1 5/8 x 6 7/8 in. (1.9 x 4.1 x 17.5 cm) Knife (d): 3/8 x 3/4 x 8 1/4 in. (1 x 1.9 x 21 cm)


Museum Location: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor

Accession Number: 85.109.1a-d

Image: 85.109.1a-d_bw.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Stainless steel flatware setting, 4 pieces. (a) Fork: Square-ended handle, tapering in and spreading out into slight bowl, fork end with four tines. (b) Teaspoon: square-ended handle, tapering in towards pear-shaped, shallow bowl. (c) Soup spoon: square-ended handle, tapering towards the circular, shallow bowl. (d) Knife: handle square in section with rounded sides, solder seam connects blade to handle. CONDITION: Surface scratches on all four pieces. Knife blade is badly pitted, missing four or five teeth on serrated edge near tip.

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