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folding fork~folding spoon~pen~tooth-pick

1825/1875

British Museum

British Museum

Folding fork; silver; two prongs; fluted shaft with two collars with empty settings, one moveable to confine the hinge; top, one side with cherub holding empty setting, other with St George in relief charging the dragon; top pierced sphere with kneeling figure; sphere unscrews and withdraws metal pen from handle, in tube of which is toothpick; should have spoon-bowl to fit prongs. Openwork.

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  • Title: folding fork~folding spoon~pen~tooth-pick
  • Date Created: 1825/1875
  • Physical Dimensions: Length: 15.60cm; Length: 13.30cm (without finial); Length: 12.30cm (folded); Length: 8.90cm (pen); Width: 1.40cm; Weight: 44.00g
  • External Link: Explore this item on the British Museum's website
  • Registration number: WB.215
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