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Stories in Sterling: Four Centuries of Silver in New York

Table knife and fork from Adolf Hitler’s dinner service

Table knife and fork from Adolf Hitler’s dinner service
Object name 
Table knife and fork from Adolf Hitler’s dinner service
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
Object Number 
1946.10ab
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group