Table knife and fork

Date:
17th century
Culture:
possibly Spanish
Medium:
Steel, silver, garnet or glass
Dimensions:
Length (knife .54): 6 3/4 in. (17.1 cm);
Length (fork .55): 6 1/2 in. (16.5 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Steel
Credit Line:
Gift of R. Stuyvesant, 1891
Accession Number:
91.16.54, .55
Not on view
Marking: On either side of back of blade: three curious slashes, and letter M (maker's mark)
Rutherfurd Stuyvesant (until 1891; to MMA)