Salad Knife (Italy), ca. 1986
This is a Salad knife. It was designed by Carlo Scarpa. It is dated ca. 1986 and we acquired it in 1987. Its medium is 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: 20.4 x 1.7 x 1 cm (8 1/16 x 11/16 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
Salad Knife (Italy), ca. 1986; Designed by Carlo Scarpa (Italian, 1906–1978); silver, stainless steel; L x W x D: 20.4 x 1.7 x 1 cm (8 1/16 x 11/16 x 3/8 in.); Gift of Cleto Munari; 1987-20-3
This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Feeding Desire: Design and the Tools of the Table, 1500-2005.