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Forks (4)

Object Number: 
INV.6055.32-35
Date: 
1740-1783
Medium: 
Iron, bone
Dimensions: 
largest: 7 3/8 x 7/8 in. ( 18.7 x 2.2 cm )
Marks: 
engraved: (34); on grip: "W"
Description: 
Iron and bone forks; two-tined with bone grips; two have engraved lines on their grips; one has engraved letter on grip.
Gallery Label: 
These fragments were excavated by Reginald P. Bolton and others at the Colonial Nagel house.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group