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Designer: Robert Wilhite, American, born 1946
Retailer: Bissell & Wilhite Co., American, 1989–ca. 2000
Manufacturer: Yamazaki, Japanese, founded 1918

Serving Pieces, “EXL” Pattern

introduced 1991

Stainless steel

Slotted spoon: 9 1/8 in. (23.18 cm)
Meat fork: 8 3/4 in. (22.23 cm)
Serving spoon: 9 1/8 in. (23.18 cm)
Gift of Debra Bissell and Robert Wilhite
2017.147.1.1-.3
Geography: 
Designed in Los Angeles, California
Manufactured in Japan
Culture: 
American
Period: 
20th century
Classification: 
Flatware
Provenance: 

Robert Wilhite, Los Angeles, CA. 1991-2015; by gift to Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn., New Haven, Conn., 2016

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions July 1, 2017–June 30, 2018,” https://artgallery.yale.edu/sites/default/files/files/bulletin/Pub-Bull-acquisitions-2018.pdf (accessed December 1, 2018).

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.