Boris Bally (American, born 1961). <em>Fork, Tablewear Series</em>, Designed and made 1987. Silver, ebony, 3/4 x 7/8 x 8 5/8 in. (1.9 x 2.2 x 21.9 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Boris Bally in honor of Alex & Doris Bally and Bob Ebendorf, 1995.16.16. © artist or artist's estate (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 1995.16.15-.18.jpg)

Fork, Tablewear Series

Artist:Boris Bally

Medium: Silver, ebony

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:Designed and made 1987

Dimensions: 3/4 x 7/8 x 8 5/8 in. (1.9 x 2.2 x 21.9 cm)


Museum Location: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor

Accession Number: 1995.16.16

Image: 1995.16.15-.18.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Geometric, silver fork with flat, rectangular ebony handle. Head of fork is a rectangular piece cut with three tines that curves upward toward tips; at base, head attached to collar by a narrow rectangular bridge that extends straight out from collar then angles down to meet head. Rectangular collar attached to handle with a rivet; bottom edge of collar angles downward from left to right. CONDITION: Good; light scratches on underside of head of fork, especially where it rests on table, silver tarnished.

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