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Fork

Fork

  • Place of origin:

    Mennecy (made)

  • Date:

    1735-1773 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Mennecy porcelain factory (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Soft-paste porcelain painted in enamels and mounted in silver, and steel fork

  • Credit Line:

    Given by J.H. Fitzhenry, Esq.

  • Museum number:

    983-1902

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 25, shelf 8

Physical description

Fork handle of soft-paste porcelain painted in enamels and mounted in silver. Attached to the two-pronged steel fork. Round handle painted with roses and other flowers and mounted with a silver ferrule and a button on the end of the tang.

Place of Origin

Mennecy (made)

Date

1735-1773 (made)

Artist/maker

Mennecy porcelain factory (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Soft-paste porcelain painted in enamels and mounted in silver, and steel fork

Dimensions

Length: 22.2 cm, Width: 2.1 cm

Descriptive line

Fork handle of soft-paste porcelain painted in enamels and mounted in silver, Mennecy porcelain factory, Mennecy, 1735-1773

Materials

Soft paste porcelain; Silver; Steel

Techniques

Painted; Mounted

Subjects depicted

Flowers; Roses

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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