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Set of twelve knives and twelve forks and case

English
1800–50
Marked by IW


Object Place: Europe, England

Dimensions

31.3 x 19.95 cm (12 5/16 x 7 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

32.399.1-25

Medium or Technique

Metal; silver

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver

Scroll-end pistol handles. Blades are sabre or scimitar shape. Forks are three-pronged.

Markings

On the handle of each knife and fork, maker's mark only IW with a pellet between in a rectangle (sim to Grimwade 1750). On one blade only, cutler's devices: stamped a pair of scissors and a pentagon.

Credit Line

Bequest of Charles Hitchcock Tyler