Southern German, 18th century and later
SET OF CUTLERY
a set of 7 knives, 1 large carving knife, and 1 presentation fork, carved with Old Testament Scenes, all knives marked with a crowned 'D', one hilt numbered to the reverse 12;
5 forks carved with biblical figures, two numbered in pen: 17 and 18, one numbered 7 to the front;
4 wood spoons with symbols for the the Evangelists Luke and John and two further carvings;
a large wood serving spoon with a scene of the Drunkenness of Noah;
one later knife with carved hilt
boxwood, with steel blades and prongs, on an associated wood tray
largest spoon: 39cm., 15 3/8 in.
smallest spoon: 19.5cm., 7 5/8 in.
largest knife: 36cm., 14 1/8 in.
smallest knife: 29.5cm., 11 5/8 in.
largest fork: 30cm., 11¾in.
smallest fork: 21.5cm., 8½in.