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Knife and fork

  • Place of origin:

    Netherlands (possibly, made)
    Germany (possibly, made)

  • Date:

    ca.1675 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Steel with brass decorated with painted enamel and wire-work

  • Museum number:

    427&A-1892

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Carving knife and fork with handles of brass decorated with painted enamel and filigree. The handles are decorated with bands of flowers in coloured enamel against a white enamel ground, separated by filigree wire. Round the ends are coloured enamel flowers with a filigree outline.

Place of Origin

Netherlands (possibly, made)
Germany (possibly, made)

Date

ca.1675 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Steel with brass decorated with painted enamel and wire-work

Descriptive line

Carving knife and fork with handles of brass decorated with painted enamel and wire-work, Netherlands or Germany, ca.1675

Materials

Steel; Brass; Enamel paint; Wire

Techniques

Forging (metal forming); Enamelling (painting); Filigree

Subjects depicted

Flowers

Categories

Arms & Armour; Metalwork; Tools & Equipment; Accessories

Collection

Metalwork Collection

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