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Fork

  • Place of origin:

    Germany (Probably North East)

  • Date:

    17th century

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Steel mounted with ivory, ebony and amber set with pastes

  • Museum number:

    524E-1893

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Fork with a handle composed of sections of ivory, ebony and amber set with pastes imitating turquoises, rubies, sapphires and other stones, from a set of eleven knives and one fork

Place of Origin

Germany (Probably North East)

Date

17th century

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Steel mounted with ivory, ebony and amber set with pastes

Dimensions

Length: 7.25 in

Descriptive line

Fork with a handle of ivory, ebony and amber sections set with pastes, Probably North East Germany, 17th century

Materials

Steel; Ivory; Ebony; Amber; Pastes

Techniques

Forging; Setting

Categories

Arms & Armour; Metalwork; Tools & Equipment; Accessories

Collection

Metalwork Collection

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