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Knife and fork
  • Knife and fork
    Roberts, Samuel, born 1763 - died 1849
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Knife and fork

  • Place of origin:

    Sheffield (made)

  • Date:

    1725-1775 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Roberts, Samuel, born 1763 - died 1849 (cutler)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Steel with stained ivory and silver

  • Credit Line:

    Given by J. H. Fitzhenry

  • Museum number:

    1008&A-1902

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Knife and fork with stained ivory handles mounted in silver. Cutler's mark: PAPA for Samuel and Jacob Roberts of Sheffield, mid 18th century

Place of Origin

Sheffield (made)

Date

1725-1775 (made)

Artist/maker

Roberts, Samuel, born 1763 - died 1849 (cutler)

Materials and Techniques

Steel with stained ivory and silver

Marks and inscriptions

'PAPA'
Cutler's mark: for Samuel and Jacob Roberts of Sheffield

Descriptive line

Knife and fork with stained ivory handles mounted in silver. Cutler's mark: PAPA for Samuel and Jacob Roberts of Sheffield, mid 18th century

Production Note

Samuel and Jacob Roberts of Sheffield

Materials

Steel; Ivory; Silver

Techniques

Forging (metal forming); Staining

Subjects depicted

Fluting

Categories

Arms & Armour; Metalwork; Tools & Equipment; Accessories

Collection

Metalwork Collection

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