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The Collection of Anne H. & Frederick Vogel III

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A RARE SILVER- AND GOLD-MOUNTED WOOD TOASTING FORK, MAKER'S MARK ONLY A L OVER LION PASSANT, PROVINCIAL OR POSSIBLY COLONIAL, EARLY 18TH CENTURY
of snakewood with four prongs, one extended to the rear, spreading from a sphere, spherical top  knob with ring finial, the wood with silver bandings with serrated leaf-tip borders, the central band with  two triple rings of gold, molded borders
maker’s mark only on top band
Length 42 1/2 in.
100.8 cm.
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來源

Collection of Marjorie Wiggin Prescott, Christie's, New York, February 4, 1981, lot 159;
S.J. Shrubsole, New York, February 1981;
Vogel Collection no. 343.

相關資料

The earliest known English silver-mounted Toasting Fork, unmarked but dated 1561, is illustrated in Michael Clayton, The Collector’s Dictionary of the Silver and Gold of Great Britain and North America, no. 668, p.318. See also C.C. Oman, “English Silver Toasting Forks,” Antique Collector, vol. xxxiv, pp.24-25.

The Collection of Anne H. & Frederick Vogel III

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