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1976

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1991

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"Boca" Dinner Fork, 1976

This is a Dinner fork. It was designed by Sergio Asti and made by H.E. Lauffer. It is dated 1976 and we acquired it in 1991. Its medium is stainless steel. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Mel Byars. It is credited Gift of Mel Byars.

Its dimensions are

L: 18 x W: 2 x D: 1.5 cm (7 1/16 x 13/16 x 9/16 in.)

It has the following markings

On reverse shaft: "ICM INOX 18-10 Italy"

Cite this object as

"Boca" Dinner Fork, 1976; Designed by Sergio Asti (Italian, b. 1926); Italy; stainless steel; L: 18 x W: 2 x D: 1.5 cm (7 1/16 x 13/16 x 9/16 in.); Gift of Mel Byars; 1991-59-20

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