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Fork, one of a pair of salad servers

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The fork is an elongated, slender, forged object of biomorphic shape; it has a squared coffin-style handle tip. The fork tines are shaped and chased in the manner of a crocus bud.

Inscription

None.

Marks

“HP” monogram and “HANDWROUGHT / STERLING” struck incuse on back of handle.

Provenance

Retained by the artist until made a gift to the Museum

Credit Line

Gift of Henry Petzal

Copyright

© Henry Petzal

1965

Object Place

Shrewsbury, New Jersey, United States

Dimensions

Overall: 5.6 x 30.8 cm (2 3/16 x 12 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

1979.411

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Silver flatware