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Acorn Knife

This is a knife. It was designed by Georg Arthur Jensen and Johan Rohde and manufactured by Georg Jensen Sølvsmedie. It is dated designed 1915, produced post 1945 and we acquired it in 1986. Its medium is silver, stainless steel. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Unknown. It is credited Gift of Anonymous Donor.

  • Mirror (England)
  • carved, gessoed and gilt deal, mirror glass, metal.
  • Gift of Unknown Donor.
  • n-a-5058

Its dimensions are

cm: L: 38 x W: 3.5

It has the following markings

On blade: "GEORG JENSEN/ DENMARK", "STAINLESS STEEL." On handle: "sterling (indistinct)" and on reverse for Georg Jensen.

Cite this object as

Acorn Knife; Designed by Georg Arthur Jensen (Danish, 1866–1935), Johan Rohde (Danish, 1856 - 1935); Manufactured by Georg Jensen Sølvsmedie (Denmark); Denmark; silver, stainless steel; cm: L: 38 x W: 3.5; Gift of Anonymous Donor; 1986-109-7

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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