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10 Easy Pieces: Quirky Sculptural Flatware

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10 Easy Pieces: Quirky Sculptural Flatware

April 4, 2018

Inspired by primitive tools and 20th-century sculpture, here are nine flatware designs that add a quirky note to the table.

The Pott No. 86 Five-Piece Place Setting in sterling silver is the Rolls-Royce of our picks. Designed by Josef Hoffman in 55 for Carl Pott, the flatware is handmade in Germany in a limited edition each year; $data-src=
Above: The Pott No. 86 Five-Piece Place Setting in sterling silver is the Rolls-Royce of our picks. Designed by Josef Hoffman in 1955 for Carl Pott, the flatware is handmade in Germany in a limited edition each year; $1,995 at Kneen & Co.
The most minimal of the set is David Mellor&#8
Above: The most minimal of the set is David Mellor’s classic Minimal Five-Piece Cutlery Place Setting with sculptural shapes and a hefty weight; £54 at David Mellor Design.
Designed by Thomas Fiechtner, the Cutt Flatware made of silver is available from Wiener Silber Manufactur.
Above: Designed by Thomas Fiechtner, the Cutt Flatware made of silver is available from Wiener Silber Manufactur.
The Field Forged Flatware is hand-hammered from solid silver by designer Farrah Sit. For more, see  Easy Pieces: New Artisan Flatware Designs.
Above: The Field Forged Flatware is hand-hammered from solid silver by designer Farrah Sit. For more, see 10 Easy Pieces: New Artisan Flatware Designs.
Designed by Gio Ponti, the Conca Stainless Steel 5-Piece Place Setting is $85 from Sambonet.
Above: Designed by Gio Ponti, the Conca Stainless Steel 5-Piece Place Setting is $85 from Sambonet.
Designed by Arne Jacobsen for Georg Jensen, the AJ 5-Piece Place Setting was the set used in Stanley Kubrik&#8
Above: Designed by Arne Jacobsen for Georg Jensen, the AJ 5-Piece Place Setting was the set used in Stanley Kubrik’s “2001: A Space Odyssey” and is made of matte stainless steel for $95 at A Muse.

The Tsé & Tsé Famished Flatware Set in stainless steel is available for €5.83 to € per piece at Tsé & Tsé.
Above: The Tsé & Tsé Famished Flatware Set in stainless steel is available for €5.83 to €10 per piece at Tsé & Tsé.

Designed by French shop Merci for Serax, the Stone Wash Flatware includes, from left, a spork, spoon, fork, picking fork, and spatula-like knife for €3 per piece at Merci.
Above: Designed by French shop Merci for Serax, the Stone Wash Flatware includes, from left, a spork, spoon, fork, picking fork, and spatula-like knife for €3 per piece at Merci.
The Mono Tools Daily 4-Piece Flatware Set by Michael Schneider is $9.45 at the Modern Room.
Above: The Mono Tools Daily 4-Piece Flatware Set by Michael Schneider is $299.45 at the Modern Room.
See more from our series of quirky goods for the table in our posts:

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