Knife, part of flatware set for Air France Economy Class
Manufactured by Compagnie d'Esthétique Industrielle (1952–1982)
Object Place: France
Overall: 0.6 x 15.9 x 1.9 cm (1/4 x 6 1/4 x 3/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Plastic, stainless steel
Not On View
Brown molded plastic handle with flat long edges and rounded short edges and diagonal seam connected to a stainless steel rectangular neck following the same rectangular line, then one side widens in a rounded arch to form the oval-shaped knife head with serrated outer-edge.
Molded into shaft of utensil, raised: "AIR FRANCE"; machine engraved into metal on neck: "DESIGN CEI / 01164 / VICO"
Purchased by donor on eBay January/February 2007
Gift of Brett Angell
Reproduced with permission.