Carving Fork

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1870-1910

GUSN

GUSN-11623

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

Descriptive Terms

carving forks
cookware
lip-vibrated aerophones with conical bore: with valves
horn (animal material)
silver (metal)
steel (alloy)
lip-vibrated aerophones with conical bore: with valves
horn (animal material)
Horn
Steel
Silver
FORK

Associated Building

Original to Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm (Newbury, Mass.),

Related Items

Title Carving Knife Accession Number 1986.604.1
Title Knife Steel Accession Number 1986.604.3

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Food Processing T&E

Dimensions

11 (H) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Amelia W. Little

Accession Number

1986.604.2