Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Folding spoon and fork combination

Date:
probably early 19th century
Culture:
possibly Dutch
Medium:
Silver, pearl shell
Dimensions:
6 3/8 × 1 7/16 in. (16.2 × 3.7 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Silver In Combination
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Samuel P. Avery, 1897
Accession Number:
97.2.165
Not on view
Inscription: On the back of the trefoil: Q T T (owner's initials)

Marking: [1] A boar's head (cameo) (Dutch small tax mark old small pieces and foreign silver in use between 1831 and 1832).
Mrs. Samuel P. Avery (until 1897; to MMA)
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