This is a fork. It was designed by Raymond Loewy. It is dated ca. 1978 and we acquired it in 1990. Its medium is stainless steel, plastic. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.
It is credited
Gift of Stephen and Dorothy Globus.
Its dimensions are
L x W: 16 x 1.8 cm (6 5/16 x 11/16 in.)
It has the following markings
On blade, stamped: "DESIGN C E I / 01164 / O C." Molded raised letters on handle: "AIR FRANCE."
Cite this object as
Fork (France); Designed by Raymond Loewy (American, b. France, 1893–1986); stainless steel, plastic; L x W: 16 x 1.8 cm (6 5/16 x 11/16 in.); Gift of Stephen and Dorothy Globus; 1990-32-2
This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Feeding Desire: Design and the Tools of the Table, 1500-2005.