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1985

  • We acquired this object.

2002

2020

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Fork And Knife (Southern Germany), late 17th–early 18th century

This is a fork and knife. It is dated late 17th–early 18th century and we acquired it in 1985. Its medium is ivory, steel, silver. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Eleanor L. Metzenberg. It is credited The Robert L. Metzenberg Collection, gift of Eleanor L. Metzenberg.

Its dimensions are

cm: L: 21.5 x W: 3 (8 7/16 x 1 3/16 in.)

It has the following markings

On blade: crown above crescent

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