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Knife and fork

  • Place of origin:

    Sheffield (made)

  • Date:

    ca.1700 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Steel and ivory with tortoiseshell inlay

  • Credit Line:

    Transferred from Sheffield City Museum

  • Museum number:

    M.78&A-1955

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Knife and fork with ivory handles set with panels of tortoiseshell. Cutler's mark: the letter M with an arrow-head above and below

Place of Origin

Sheffield (made)

Date

ca.1700 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Steel and ivory with tortoiseshell inlay

Marks and inscriptions

Mark: 'M' with an arrow-head above and below
Cutler's mark:

Descriptive line

Knife and fork with ivory handles set with panels of tortoiseshell. Cutler's mark: the letter M with an arrow-head above and below, Sheffield, ca.1700

Materials

Steel; Ivory; Tortoise shell

Techniques

Forging (metal forming); Carving; Inlay (process)

Categories

Arms & Armour; Metalwork; Tools & Equipment; Accessories

Collection

Metalwork Collection

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