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1955

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Variation V Knife, 1955

This is a knife. It was designed by Jens H. Quistgaard and produced by Dansk International Designs, Ltd.. It is dated 1955 and we acquired it in 1987. Its medium is stainless steel. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Dansk International Designs, Ltd.. It is credited Gift of Dansk International Designs, Ltd..

Its dimensions are

L x W x D: 21.9 x 2 x 0.6 cm (8 5/8 x 13/16 x 1/4 in.)

It has the following markings

Etched printed on blade: "DANSK/INTERNATIONAL/DESIGNS LTD/IHQ/JAPAN/@"

Cite this object as

Variation V Knife, 1955; Designed by Jens H. Quistgaard (Danish, 1919 - 2008); USA; stainless steel; L x W x D: 21.9 x 2 x 0.6 cm (8 5/8 x 13/16 x 1/4 in.); Gift of Dansk International Designs, Ltd.; 1987-6-18

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