Fork

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Object Name: 
Fork
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
74.3.133 A
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 22.2 cm; Glass Handle Diam: 2 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1740-1750
Primary Description: 
Opaque white glass; blown, gilt; gilt steel and gold (?). Fork, with tubular glass handle, rounded at end; gilt chinoiserie decoration; ribbed gold (?) ferrule; four-tined steel fork with twisted-rib shank; marked on underside of fork with a six-pointed star.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Kate Foster, Ltd., Source
1974-10-31
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 2007-04-01 through 2007-10-21
West Bridge Show