Table knife and fork from Adolf Hitler’s dinner service

Object Number: 
1946.10ab
Date: 
1939
Medium: 
Silver, stainless steel
Description: 
The following caption must be printed in conjunction with any use of the image supplied: A silver knife and fork designed for Adolf Hitler, captured by U.S. forces in Germany and donated to the New-York Historical Society in 1946 by the American Jewish business leader Carl M. Loeb. Now symbols of the American triumph over tyranny, the pieces and the history behind them will be part of the exhibition Stories in Sterling.
Credit Line: 
New-York Historical Society, Gift of Carl M. Loeb
Exhibitions: 
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group