Pride Cutlery (3 piece)

DESCRIPTION

David Mellor’s iconic ‘Pride’ cutlery was designed in 1953 while Mellor was still a student at the Royal College of Art and has been in continuous production ever since. Included in the very first Design Centre Awards in 1957 it is on display in numerous collections around the world as a prime example of 20th century modernist design. The design is still unrivalled in its beauty and simplicity of form.

Now an acknowledged modern classic, the gently tapered hollow knife handles, delicate curves and refined proportions give ‘Pride’ its exceptional beauty and understated elegance.

Set comprises: 1x table fork, 1x table knife ivory handle, 1x dessert spoon.

Hand polished 18/10 stainless steel. Knife handles are ivory acetal resin with high carbon stainless steel blades for a superior cutting edge.

DETAILS

  • Table Knife length 21.9cm Width 1.8cm; Table Fork Length: 20.8cm Width: 2.4cm: Dessert Spoon 18.6cm Width: 4.1cm
  • They are dishwasher safe on the top shelf, but we suggest hand washing.
  • David Mellor (1930-2009) was one of the great 20th century designers with an international reputation for his cutlery. He was born in Sheffield and trained originally as a silversmith. Examples of his metalwork are in museum collections all over the world. David Mellor established his own specialist factory in 1990, manufacturing cutlery and kitchen knives. He has drawn on Sheffield traditions of craftsmanship in evolving a product altogether of our time.

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