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Table knife - Grand Prix

Grand Prix

  • Object:

    Table knife

  • Place of origin:

    Copenhagen, Denmark (made)

  • Date:

    1942 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Bojesen, Kay, born 1886 - died 1958 (designer and maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Silver

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Kay Bojesen Silversmiths

  • Museum number:

    CIRC.804-1968

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

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This knife forms part of a suite of tableware designed by Kay Bojesen, Silversmiths, Copenhagen. Most of the suite was designed in 1938 but several additional pieces were designed at a later date. The design became entitled "Grand Prix" when it was awarded a Grand Prix at the Milan Triennale of 1951.

Physical description

Table knife, silver, the handle sqare sectioned with rounded corners at the end. The blade has a slightly oval shape with a rounded end.

Place of Origin

Copenhagen, Denmark (made)

Date

1942 (made)

Artist/maker

Bojesen, Kay, born 1886 - died 1958 (designer and maker)

Materials and Techniques

Silver

Marks and inscriptions

Both blade and handle bear the Kay Bojesen trade mark

Dimensions

Length: 7.75 in, Width: 0.75 in, Depth: 0.375 in handle

Object history note

This knife forms part of a suite of tableware designed by Kay Bojesen, Silversmiths, Copenhagen. Most of the suite was designed in 1938 but several additional pieces were designed at a later date. The design became entitled "Grand Prix" when it was awarded a Grand Prix at the Milan Triennale of 1951.

Descriptive line

Silver, designed and made by Kay Bojesen Silversmiths, Copenhagen, 1938-1942.

Materials

Silver

Categories

Metalwork; Tableware & cutlery; Eating

Collection code

MET

Qr_O128917
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