Ivory handled 2-prong fork, early 18th century

$265.00 AUD

Interesting early 18th century fork, with steel two prong fitting on a Ivory handle carved in a curious organic form with lateral groove.
Circa 1730.

18cm x 2cm

ref. Peter Brown ‘English Cutlery’ p103 for the same steel, and a similar handle form described as “showing Chinese influence (plant form), perhaps imported.”

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