attributed to Jens Quistgaard (Danish, 1919-2008). <em>Cheese Knife</em>, ca. 1955. Wood and stainless steel, 1 x 8 x 3 5/8 in. (2.5 x 20.3 x 9.2 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of M. Christmann Zulli, 2002.72b. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.2002.72b_mark.jpg)

Cheese Knife

Artist:Jens QuistgaardDansk International Design Ltd.

Medium: Wood and stainless steel

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 1955

Dimensions: 1 x 8 x 3 5/8 in. (2.5 x 20.3 x 9.2 cm)


Accession Number: 2002.72b

Image: CUR.2002.72b_mark.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Flaring, rounded handle of stainless steel sandwiched between two egg-shaped wooden elements at handle terminal. At juncture of handle and blade, blade flares out to broad, u-shaped section with a cutting slit just below shoulder.

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