Fork (Germany), ca. 1600–1630
Its dimensions are
L x W: 19 x 1.7 cm (7 1/2 x 11/16 in.)
It has the following markings
On shoulder of fork: embellished "N" within oval contour, flattened on top
Cite this object as
Fork (Germany), ca. 1600–1630. carved coral, cast and chased gilt silver. The Robert L. Metzenberg Collection, gift of Eleanor L. Metzenberg. 1985-103-81.
This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Feeding Desire: Design and the Tools of the Table, 1500-2005.