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Twelve pairs of knives and forks

Factory:
Vienna
Factory director:
Du Paquier period (1718–1744)
Date:
ca. 1730
Culture:
Austrian, Vienna
Medium:
Hard-paste porcelain, steel
Dimensions:
Length (Forks): 7 1/8 in. (18.1 cm); Length (Knives): 8 in. (20.3 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics-Porcelain
Credit Line:
Gift of Irwin Untermyer, 1964
Accession Number:
64.101.242–.265
Not on view
Marking: [1] A flower (?) incuse (cutler's mark, on .242-.246, .248-.252); [2] J.A. HENCKELS / 2WILLINGSWERK (cutler's mark, on .247)
Irwin Untermyer , New York (by 1956–64; to MMA)
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