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Fork

Object Number: 
1732
Date: 
1750-1790
Medium: 
Steel, bone
Dimensions: 
Overall: 8 1/2 x 3/4 x 3/8 in. ( 21.6 x 1.9 x 1 cm )
Description: 
Table fork with steel tines and ovoid bulb handle attached to a rectangular bone handle with canted edges, painted green.
Gallery Label: 
This fork and matching fork and knife were used by Robert Rutgers (1731-1796).
Credit Line: 
Gift of Misses Elizabeth Rutgers Baldwin and Margaret Bayard Baldwin, 9/29/31
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group