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Knife (Italy), 1986

This is a Knife. It was designed by Carlo Scarpa. It is dated 1986 and we acquired it in 1987. Its medium is molded and honed silver, stainless steel. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

It is credited Gift of Cleto Munari.

Its dimensions are

L x W x D: 23.3 x 2 x 1 cm (9 3/16 x 13/16 x 3/8 in.)

It has the following markings

The knife blade engraved: "C. Scarpa [in signature] por cleto munari." The knife handle stamped with a rectangle, then "925" in an oval.

Cite this object as

Knife (Italy), 1986; Designed by Carlo Scarpa (Italian, 1906–1978); molded and honed silver, stainless steel; L x W x D: 23.3 x 2 x 1 cm (9 3/16 x 13/16 x 3/8 in.); Gift of Cleto Munari; 1987-20-1

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Feeding Desire: Design and the Tools of the Table, 1500-2005.

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