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Fork (Italy), 1704

This is a Fork. It was made by PD. It is dated 1704 and we acquired it in 1985. Its medium is silver. 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: 11.5 x 2 cm (4 1/2 x 13/16 in.)

It has the following markings

On shoulder: Naples 1704/ P D/ B A over C?

It is inscribed

On back of shoulder; D G A E

Cite this object as

Fork (Italy), 1704; Made by PD ; silver; L x W: 11.5 x 2 cm (4 1/2 x 13/16 in.); The Robert L. Metzenberg Collection, gift of Eleanor L. Metzenberg; 1985-103-9

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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