Fork

English (London)
1723–24
Marked by Paul Hanet


Object Place: Europe, London, England

Dimensions

L. 19.9 cm (7 3/16 in.); W. 2.3 cm (7/8 in.); Weight: 73 gm (2 oz 3 dwt)

Accession Number

33.279

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver

Each three-pronged fork, forged from a single piece, has a flattened stem and a ridged, Hanoverian terminus.

Inscription

ARMORIALS: engraved on back of stem of each, an unidentified crest: (a boar's head erased and erect)
INSCRIPTIONS: engraved on back of each, "SMG".

Markings

On back of stem of each, maker's mark HA (Grimwade 942); lion's head erased; date letter H; Britannia

Provenance

Anonymous Gift to the MFA in Memory of Charlotte Beebe Wilbour (1833-1914). (Accession Date: March 2, 1933).

Credit Line

Anonymous gift in memory of Charlotte Beebe Wilbour (1833-1914)