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Fork: M.28-1930

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Maker: unmarked




Ivory, silver and steel; two long steel tines and a brown stained ivory handle inlaid with a geometric pattern of small silver circles

Ivory, silver and steel; the fork has two long steel tines; the handle is of tapering oval section which broadens towards the terminal and has a small ear on one side; it is of brown stained ivory inlaid with a geometric pattern of small silver circles in triangles, circles and lozenges. The silver ferrule is engraved with a simple pattern of lines.


History note: Frank Smart Collection

Legal notes

From the Frank Smart Collection, given by T.J.G. Duncanson

Measurements and weight

Length: 13.4 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1930) by Duncanson, T. J. G.


17th Century, Late
Circa 1670 CE - Circa 1700 CE

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Identification numbers

Accession number: M.28-1930
Primary reference Number: 166973
Old object number: M.2-1930
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 13 December 2017 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Applied Arts

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