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1989

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1990

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"TI-1" Dinner Knife, 1989

This is a Dinner knife. It was designed by Takenobu Igarashi. It is dated 1989 and we acquired it in 1990. Its medium is stainless steel. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

It is credited Gift of Gallery 91 and Yamada Shomei.

Its dimensions are

L x W x D: 19.5 x 5 x 0.3 cm (7 11/16 x 1 15/16 x 1/8 in.)

It has the following markings

"Tsubame-Shinko" and "made in Japan"

Cite this object as

"TI-1" Dinner Knife, 1989; Designed by Takenobu Igarashi (Japanese, b. 1944); Japan; stainless steel; L x W x D: 19.5 x 5 x 0.3 cm (7 11/16 x 1 15/16 x 1/8 in.); Gift of Gallery 91 and Yamada Shomei; 1990-109-2-a

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Feeding Desire: Design and the Tools of the Table, 1500-2005.

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