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Knife and fork

Knife and fork

  • Place of origin:

    Saxony (made)

  • Date:

    ca.1675 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Steel with mother-of-pearl and engraved silver

  • Credit Line:

    Transferred from Sheffield City Museum

  • Museum number:

    M.87&A-1955

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Knife and fork with handles of mother-of-pearl and silver engraved with the arms of Saxony.

Place of Origin

Saxony (made)

Date

ca.1675 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Steel with mother-of-pearl and engraved silver

Marks and inscriptions

Mark: a halberd
Cutler's mark

Engraved with the arms of Saxony withiun a shield

Object history note

Transferred from the Sheffield City Museum. (RP. 54/3876)

Descriptive line

Handles of mother-of-pearl and silver engraved with the arms of Saxony, mark: a halberd, Germany (Saxony), late 17th century

Materials

Steel; Mother-of-pearl; Silver

Techniques

Engraving

Subjects depicted

Coats of arms

Categories

Arms & Armour; Metalwork; Tools & Equipment; Accessories

Collection

Metalwork Collection

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