RARE CONTINENTAL SILVER-GILT SWEETMEAT FORK
c1700, silver mark to terminal, probably French
The small three-tine fork with a flat tapering shaft ending in a “dognose” variant terminal, the shaft with fruit and foliate chasing within a plain narrow border;
small silver mark to terminal edge - probably French (too small to read)
Condition : Excellent with crisp chasing and no wear to the tines; expected small scratches to the original silver-gilt
NOTE : These images are oversized for inspection.
4” Long / .2 oz.
Also See :
William & Mary Trefid Sweetmeat Fork, England, c1690
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Rare Continental Silver-Gilt Three-Tine Sweetmeat Fork, c1700, marked to terminal, dognose variant