This is a fork. It was manufactured by J.M. van Kempen and Son, Voorschoten. It is dated ca. 1905–10 and we acquired it in 1994. Its medium is silver. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.
It is credited
Gift of Justin G. Schiller.
Its dimensions are
cm: L: 13 x W: 2.8
It has the following markings
On reverse of shaft, stamped: mark of .833 silver fineness and "VKu" for JM van Kempen & Sons.
Cite this object as
Fork (Netherlands); Manufactured by J.M. van Kempen and Son, Voorschoten (Netherlands); silver; cm: L: 13 x W: 2.8; Gift of Justin G. Schiller; 1994-66-52
This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Feeding Desire: Design and the Tools of the Table, 1500-2005.