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Poul Knudsen Teak and Brass Nutcracker

$450per item

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A very clever design dating back to the 1950s, this Poul Knudsen teak and brass nutcracker utilizes a piece of bent brass that acts as a spring mechanism making it possible to crack an entire bowl of nuts in under 2 minutes (we know, because we tried). You don’t need to reset after demolishing each shell, the spring action of the brass strip, attached to the teak arms, returns the piece to its resting position, ready to destroy whatever comes in its path next. The tapered arms fit comfortably in any hand size and reminds me of those hand strengtheners jocks used in all your favourite high school set 1980s movies. In fact, in the off season, why not replace your unsightly hand grip with this beauty? Dimensions: 3.75” width x .75” depth x 9” length Condition: Excellent vintage condition, professionally cleaned. Age appropriate patina on wood and brass.

Details

  • Creator
    Poul Knudsen (Designer)
  • Similar to
    Jens Harald Quistgaard (Designer)Dansk (Manufacturer)Carl Auböck (Designer)Werkstätte Carl Auböck (Manufacturer)
  • Dimensions
    Height: 9 in. (22.86 cm)Width: 3.75 in. (9.53 cm)Depth: .75 in. (1.91 cm)
  • Style
    Mid-Century Modern (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    1950s
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Seller Location
    Los Angeles, CA
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU1645224016042

Shipping & Returns

  • Shipping
    $110 Standard Parcel Shipping
    to anywhere in the world, arrives in 3-5 weeks.
    We recommend this shipping type based on item size, type and fragility.
    Ships From: Los Angeles, CA
  • Return Policy

    This item cannot be returned.

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