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Grand Prix

Table Knife
1942 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

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.


object details
Categories
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Silver
Brief Description
Silver, designed and made by Kay Bojesen Silversmiths, Copenhagen, 1938-1942.
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.
Dimensions
  • Length: 7.75in
  • Width: 0.75in
  • Handle depth: 0.375in
Marks and Inscriptions
Both blade and handle bear the Kay Bojesen trade mark
Credit line
Given by Kay Bojesen Silversmiths
Object history
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.
Summary
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.
Collection
Accession Number
CIRC.804-1968

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record createdNovember 2, 2006
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