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Fork (Netherlands), ca. 1900

This is a fork. It was designed by J.J. van Goor and produced by Begeer. It is dated ca. 1900 and we acquired it in 1994. Its medium is silver. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Mr. Justin G. Schiller. It is credited Gift of Justin G. Schiller.

Its dimensions are

cm: L: 10 x W: 1.7cm

It has the following markings

On reverse of shaft, stamped: mark representing a .833 silver fineness and an indistinct mark.

Cite this object as

Fork (Netherlands), ca. 1900; Designed by J.J. van Goor (Dutch, 1874 – 1956); silver; cm: L: 10 x W: 1.7cm; Gift of Justin G. Schiller; 1994-66-44

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Feeding Desire: Design and the Tools of the Table, 1500-2005.

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