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Fork (possibly Netherlands), 1730–50

This is a Fork. It is dated 1730–50 and we acquired it in 1985. Its medium is green-stained ivory, silver, steel. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Eleanor L. Metzenberg. It is credited The Robert L. Metzenberg Collection, gift of Eleanor L. Metzenberg.

Its dimensions are

L x W: 15 x 1.4 cm (5 7/8 x 9/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Fork (possibly Netherlands), 1730–50; green-stained ivory, silver, steel; L x W: 15 x 1.4 cm (5 7/8 x 9/16 in.); The Robert L. Metzenberg Collection, gift of Eleanor L. Metzenberg; 1985-103-131

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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