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1977

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1988

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"Double Helix" pattern Fork, ca. 1987

This is a fork. It was designed by Ward Bennett and manufactured by Sasaki and distributed by Sasaki. It is dated ca. 1987 and we acquired it in 1988. Its medium is stainless steel. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Sasaki. It is credited Gift of Sasaki.

Its dimensions are

L x W: 2.4 x 17.2 cm (15/16 x 6 3/4 in.)

It has the following markings

On reverse of handle, stamped: "SASAKI / 18-8 JAPAN / Ward Bennett design [in script]."

Cite this object as

"Double Helix" pattern Fork, ca. 1987; Designed by Ward Bennett (American, 1917–2003); Japan; stainless steel; L x W: 2.4 x 17.2 cm (15/16 x 6 3/4 in.); Gift of Sasaki; 1988-48-4

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