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1990

  • Work on this object began.

1997

  • We acquired this object.

1999

  • Work on this object ended.

2015

2021

  • You found it!

Universal Turner/Handle Knob Turner

This is a knob turner. It is dated 1990s and we acquired it in 1997. Its medium is plastic. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Ergonomi Design Gruppen. It is credited Gift of Ergonomi Design Gruppen.

  • Cane Handle
  • cast aluminum, overmolded silicone, thermoplastic rubber.
  • Gift of Top & Derby Limited.
  • s-e-2636

Its dimensions are

15.8 x 11 x 6 cm (6 1/4 x 4 5/16 x 2 3/8 in.)

Cite this object as

Universal Turner/Handle Knob Turner; Sweden; plastic; 15.8 x 11 x 6 cm (6 1/4 x 4 5/16 x 2 3/8 in.); Gift of Ergonomi Design Gruppen; 1997-58-1

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