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XUM Teaspoon

This is a Teaspoon. 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: 21.2 x W: 4.2 x D: 1.5 cm (8 3/8 x 1 5/8 x 9/16 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 Teaspoon; Designed by Robert Wilhite (b. 1946); Made by Bissell & Wilhite; Japan; stainless steel; L: 21.2 x W: 4.2 x D: 1.5 cm (8 3/8 x 1 5/8 x 9/16 in.); Gift of Mel Byars; 1991-59-78

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