Casein handled butter knives

Side view of a knife set showing the rounded blades. Side view of a knife set showing the rounded blades. Side view of a knife set showing the smooth handles. Close view of a knife set showing the smooth handles. Side view of a knife set showing the presentation box. Side view of a knife set showing the presentation box.
Side view of a knife set showing the rounded blades. Side view of a knife set showing the rounded blades. Side view of a knife set showing the smooth handles. Close view of a knife set showing the smooth handles. Side view of a knife set showing the presentation box. Side view of a knife set showing the presentation box.

Description

A set of six butter knives with red handles marbled with white, made from cast casein which has been polished to a high shine. The knives have chrome plated steel blades and manufactured circa. 1950s. The knives are presented in a cardboard box covered with red marbled paper and a ribbon tab.
Designers & Manufacturers
Designer (Person)
Manufacturer

Inscriptions

stamped: "Chrome plate" (on blade)

Object number

AIBDC : 006989SA

Date

1950 - 1959 (circa)

Country

Method

handle

Material

plastic handle
CF
casein formaldehyde
metal blade
steel chrome plated
Dimensions
Width
13mm
Length
155mm

Colour