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Carving Fork

1986.604.2 (RS24893)

Description

Handles of natural, varigated horn and a steel cap at the tip, silver ring at the neck patterned with an egg and dart motif. It has two tines and a hinged guard at the neck. It has a folding pronged stand.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1870-1910
Associated Building
Original to Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm (Newbury, Mass.).
Material
horn (animal material)
lip-vibrated aerophones with conical bore: with valves
silver (metal)
steel (alloy)
Object type
Food Processing T&E
Descriptive terms
carving forks
cookware
FORK
Horn
horn (animal material)
lip-vibrated aerophones with conical bore: with valves
Silver
silver (metal)
Steel
steel (alloy)
Dimensions
11 (H) (inches)
Accession Number
1986.604.2
Credit Line
Bequest of Amelia W. Little
GUSN
11623
Related Items
Title Carving Knife Accession number 1986.604.1 Notes 1986.604 1 KNIFE Relationship Part of set
Title Knife Steel Accession number 1986.604.3 Notes 1986.604 3 STEEL, KNIFE Relationship Part of set

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