Fork with Porcelain Handle Fork
This object was
Eleanor L. Metzenberg.
It is credited
The Robert L. Metzenberg Collection, gift of Eleanor L. Metzenberg.
Its dimensions are
L x W: 20.6 x 2.2 cm (8 1/8 x 7/8 in.)
It has the following markings
On base of tines (reverse):  two crossed swords in oval contour, "12" between the two blades, "D" between the sword handles, a horizontal line in the centre, stamped (city mark for Dresden?)  "G", stamped (year mark?)  "TM", stamped (maker's mark?)
It is signed
It is inscribed
Cite this object as
Fork with Porcelain Handle Fork; Germany; porcelain, vitreous enamel, silver, gold; L x W: 20.6 x 2.2 cm (8 1/8 x 7/8 in.); The Robert L. Metzenberg Collection, gift of Eleanor L. Metzenberg; 1985-103-186
This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Feeding Desire: Design and the Tools of the Table, 1500-2005.