Fork (Germany), ca. 1600–1630
This object was
Eleanor L. Metzenberg.
It is credited
The Robert L. Metzenberg Collection, gift of Eleanor L. Metzenberg.
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Its dimensions are
L x W: 19 x 1.7 cm (7 1/2 x 11/16 in.)
It has the following markings
On shoulder of fork: embellished "N" within oval contour, flattened on top
Cite this object as
Fork (Germany), ca. 1600–1630; carved coral, cast and chased gilt silver; L x W: 19 x 1.7 cm (7 1/2 x 11/16 in.); The Robert L. Metzenberg Collection, gift of Eleanor L. Metzenberg; 1985-103-81
This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Feeding Desire: Design and the Tools of the Table, 1500-2005.