Knife and Fork

ca.1675 (made)
Not currently on display at the V&A

Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

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.


object details
Categories
Object Type
Parts
This object consists of 2 parts.

  • Knife (Culinary Tool)
  • Fork
Materials and Techniques
Steel with brass decorated with painted enamel and wire-work
Brief Description
Carving knife and fork with handles of brass decorated with painted enamel and wire-work, Netherlands or Germany, ca.1675
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.
Subject depicted
Collection
Accession Number
427&A-1892

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record createdMarch 1, 2005
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