Fork: K.P.M.

 
Fork: K.P.M.
CLICK ON IMAGE TO ENLARGE
  • Title :     Fork: K.P.M.
  • Artist:     Gero (M.J. Gerritsen & Co.) Manufacturer
  • Accession:     TD1991.191.7
  • Country:     Netherlands Zeist
  • Date:     date unknown
  • Dimensions:     Inches 6-3/4 1-1/8 1/2, Centimeters 17.1 2.9 1.3
  • Collection:     Object
  • Category:     Decorative Arts and Furniture
  • Collection Theme:     Travel, Transportation, and Tourism
  • Subject:     Ocean Travel , Colonialism , Food and Beverage , Metal/Metal Design
  • Credit Line:     The Wolfsonian–Florida International University, Miami Beach, Florida, The Mitchell Wolfson, Jr. Collection
  • URL:     TD1991.191.2-8.15.JPG, TD1991.191.2-85.JPG
  • Tags:     Colonialism~Travel, Transportation, and Tourism~Decorative Arts and Furniture
Description:
Silver-plated four-tined fork with stepped border along handle and slightly pointed handle tip; utilized on one of the K.P.M. (Koninklijke Paketvaart Maatschappij) Royal Dutch Cargo Corporation ocean lines to the Dutch East Indies.