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Dinner Fork

Decorative Arts and Design

On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
MEDIUM Plastic, steel
  • Place Manufactured: New York, New York, United States
  • DATES ca. 1935
    DIMENSIONS 7 5/8 x 1 x 7/8 in. (19.4 x 2.5 x 2.2 cm)  (show scale)
    MARKINGS Impressed on back of stem of fork: "N S Co [each within circle] PERMA-BRITE / MADE I[mark disappears under collar]"
    SIGNATURE no signature
    INSCRIPTIONS no inscriptions
    CREDIT LINE Gift of the E. F. Hauserman family
    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Dinner fork, plastic and steel. Red plastic handle, flaring out from top to bottom stepping down to rounded point. Condition: Good but worn. Discoloration of steel edges to bronze color where handle and neck meet; connection between handle and neck is slightly loose.
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
    CAPTION National Silver Company (1904–present). Dinner Fork, ca. 1935. Plastic, steel, 7 5/8 x 1 x 7/8 in. (19.4 x 2.5 x 2.2 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of the E. F. Hauserman family, 83.105.1. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 83.105.1_bw.jpg)
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