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Knife and fork

  • Place of origin:

    Europe (North West, made)

  • Date:

    ca.1680 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Engraved silver gilt, steel blade and tines

  • Credit Line:

    Lt. Col. G. B. Croft-Lyons Bequest

  • Museum number:

    M.924&A-1926

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Knife and fork with engraved handles of silver-gilt

Place of Origin

Europe (North West, made)

Date

ca.1680 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Engraved silver gilt, steel blade and tines

Object history note

Acquired in Basle, Switzerland

Descriptive line

Knife and fork with handles of silver-gilt, North Western Europe, ca.1680

Materials

Silver; Gold; Steel

Techniques

Engraving (incising); Amalgam gilding; Forging (metal forming)

Categories

Arms & Armour; Metalwork; Tools & Equipment; Accessories

Collection

Metalwork Collection

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