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Knife and fork

Knife and fork

  • Place of origin:

    Germany (made)

  • Date:

    1725-1775 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Steel with green-stained bone and silver encrustations

  • Credit Line:

    Given by J. H. Fitzhenry

  • Museum number:

    1022&A-1902

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Steel knife and fork with octagonal faceted handles of green-stained bone with silver encrustations of birds, masks and a rosette on the end

Place of Origin

Germany (made)

Date

1725-1775 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Steel with green-stained bone and silver encrustations

Descriptive line

Steel knife and fork with handles of green-stained bone with silver encrustations, Germany, mid 18th century

Materials

Steel; Bone; Silver

Techniques

Forging; Staining

Subjects depicted

Birds; Masks (design elements); Rosettes

Categories

Arms & Armour; Metalwork; Tools & Equipment; Accessories

Collection

Metalwork Collection

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