Folding Fork (Germany), ca. 1700
This is a Folding fork. It was manufactured by FGS. It is dated ca. 1700 and we acquired it in 1985. Its medium is silver, gold, steel, brass. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.
This object was
Eleanor L. Metzenberg.
It is credited
The Robert L. Metzenberg Collection, gift of Eleanor L. Metzenberg.
Its dimensions are
L x W: 15.7 x 1.7 cm (6 3/16 x 11/16 in.)
It has the following markings
On back of neck: J. G. S.
Cite this object as
Folding Fork (Germany), ca. 1700; Manufactured by FGS ; silver, gold, steel, brass; L x W: 15.7 x 1.7 cm (6 3/16 x 11/16 in.); The Robert L. Metzenberg Collection, gift of Eleanor L. Metzenberg; 1985-103-251
This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Feeding Desire: Design and the Tools of the Table, 1500-2005.