Fork, three-prongedOn display
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The detachable handle suggests that this piece came from travelling case. However, the fork is later and it was more likely to have accommodated a knife blade.
Information derived from T. Schroder, British and Continental Gold and Silver in the Ashmolean (2009)
Dateearly 17th century
Material and technique
silver, screwing into a possibly moss-agate handle with chased silver mounts
Dimensions19.3 cm (length)
No. of items
Presented anonymously, 2007.
Museum locationSecond floor | Gallery 55 | Silver
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Schroder, Timothy, British and Continental Gold and Silver in the Ashmolean Museum (Oxford, Ashmolean Museum, 2009), 573