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Knife and fork

  • Place of origin:

    Germany (possibly, made)
    Netherlands (possibly, made)

  • Date:

    1600-1650 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Engraved silver, cast and chased

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Dr. W L Hildburgh, FSA

  • Museum number:

    M.8 & A-1948

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Knife and fork with handles of octagonal section engraved silver with cast and chased angel finial. Steel blade and tines. Mark: a heart

Place of Origin

Germany (possibly, made)
Netherlands (possibly, made)

Date

1600-1650 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Engraved silver, cast and chased

Marks and inscriptions

Mark: a heart

Descriptive line

Knife and fork with handles of engraved silver with cast and chased angel finial. Mark: a heart, Germany or Netherlands, first half of the 17th century

Materials

Steel; Silver

Techniques

Forging (metal forming); Casting; Chasing; Engraving (incising)

Subjects depicted

Angels

Categories

Arms & Armour; Metalwork; Tools & Equipment; Accessories

Collection

Metalwork Collection

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