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Fork: M.21-1930

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Maker: Unknown

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Description

Ivory, silver and steel; two long tines on an ivory handle inlaid with a geometric design of silver lines circles, and capped in silver

Ivory, silver and steel; the two long tines and short turned stem are of steel; the ivory octaonal section handle broadens slightly towards the silver terminal cap. Each side of the handle is inlaid with a line of silver wire enclosing a geometric silver piqué work design of scrolls and small circles. The deep silver terminal is slightly domed and engraved with an illegible inscription. The silver ferrule is missing.

Notes

History note: Frank Smart Collection

Legal notes

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

Measurements and weight

Length: 14 cm

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Late 17th Century
Circa 1680 CE - Circa 1700 CE

School or Style

English

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: M.21-1930
Primary reference Number: 166980
Old object number: M.2-1930
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 21 September 2012 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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