Richard Meier Swid Powell Letter Opener


Designer: Richard Meier

Manufacturer: Cleto Munari for Swid Powell

Materials: Silver plate over brass

Country of Origin: Italy

Date: 1985

Dimensions: 9.5”H x 1.0” W

Condition: Very good. Some scratches and tarnish

Architect Richard Meier designed many of Swid Powell’s most popular pieces. Part of a desk set that includes a letter holder and a pencil/pen cup, it features a grid of the square pierced openings of many of his designs. The letter opener’s brass cube spins, rather delightfully.