Fork And Knife (probably France)
This is a Fork and knife . It was manufactured by Meissen Porcelain Manufactory. It is dated mid-18th century and we acquired it in 1913. Its medium is glazed earthenware, steel. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.
This object was
It is credited
Gift of Leverton Harris.
Its dimensions are
L x W x D (a): 22.3 x 2.5 x 2.3 cm (8 3/4 in. x 1 in. x 7/8 in.) L x W x D (b): 17 x 3 x 2.3 cm (6 11/16 x 1 3/16 x 7/8 in.)
It has the following markings
On blade(a): two partly obscured symbols.
Cite this object as
Fork And Knife (probably France); Manufactured by Meissen Porcelain Manufactory (Germany); glazed earthenware, steel; L x W x D (a): 22.3 x 2.5 x 2.3 cm (8 3/4 in. x 1 in. x 7/8 in.) L x W x D (b): 17 x 3 x 2.3 cm (6 11/16 x 1 3/16 x 7/8 in.); Gift of Leverton Harris; 1913-13-7-a,b
This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Feeding Desire: Design and the Tools of the Table, 1500-2005.