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XUM Tablespoon

This is a Tablespoon. It was designed by Robert Wilhite and made by Bissell & Wilhite. It is dated ca. 1990 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: 16 x W: 3.7 x D: 1 cm (6 5/16 x 1 7/16 x 3/8 in.)

It has the following markings

Upper handle (near utensil end, perpendicular to utensil): "JAPAN, PAT.PEND." Mid-handle, running horizontally: "bissel & wilhite co."

Cite this object as

XUM Tablespoon; Designed by Robert Wilhite (b. 1946); Japan; stainless steel; L: 16 x W: 3.7 x D: 1 cm (6 5/16 x 1 7/16 x 3/8 in.); Gift of Mel Byars; 1991-59-77

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