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Decorative Fork

From the Collection of Dutch Australian Heritage Centre Victoria 60 Rosstown Road Carnegie Victoria

Description
Highly decorative silver-coated object in the shape of a four-pronged fork. A sailing ship forms the top of the handle. The handle (or stem) has 2 curlices on each side. The main section depicts a homely interior in which a seated woman plays the harp, a man stands listening and a child sits on the potty. The whole is surrounded by raised vine-like patterning.
Size
27cm (longest) x 6.5cm (widest)
Object Registration
6824 (b)
Inscriptions & Markings
A very tiny triangle is engraved in the point of the fork at the back.
Last updated
3 Dec 2017 at 1:50PM