Russel Wright (American, 1904-1976). <em>Salad Tong Fork, from a Five Piece Set of Serving Utensils</em>, ca. 1935. Stainless steel and Lucite, 1 x 15 x 2 1/2 in.  (3.8 x 38.1 x 6.4 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Paul F. Walter, 1999.108.29. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.1999.108.29.jpg)

Salad Tong Fork, from a Five Piece Set of Serving Utensils

Artist:Russel Wright

Medium: Stainless steel and Lucite

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Dates:ca. 1935

Dimensions: 1 x 15 x 2 1/2 in. (3.8 x 38.1 x 6.4 cm)

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Museum Location: Brooklyn Museum, BMA, 5H27, 8D

Accession Number: 1999.108.29

Image: CUR.1999.108.29.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Salad tong fork. Stainless steel and Lucite. The stainless steel, ovoid shaped bowl has two cutout tines. The applied, cylindrical handle is attached to the base through an insertion into a slit in the handle. The lower 1/4 of the handle is stainless steel that curves up and then levels out. The upper 3/4 of the handle is a clear plastic that is smaller in diameter than the metal section. The plastic section is inserted into the stainless steel handle. Condition: Good condition. One tine of the fork is broken off. The broken tine is taped to the base. Overall minor abrasions due to use. Catalogued by Judith Pineiro 2-22-2000 Entered by Kendra Weisbin 2-10-2005

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