Revolutionary War era Antique 3 Tine Fork Raw Curve Horn handle 3 prong 18th C For Sale



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Revolutionary War era Antique 3 Tine Fork Raw Curve Horn handle 3 prong 18th C:
$75.65

For sale is a Revolutionary War era Antique Two Tine Fork with nice Horn handle. It is a genuine artifact from the 18th Century. The fork is approximately 6” long. The horn handle is in great condition, only a tiny hairline that is less than half an inch. The handle is also not cut to shape so the natural curve of the horn is preserved to provide an ergonomic hold. The tines are Beautifully curved, but seems to have been shortened intentionally. It is possible that it’s long ago owner removed the sharp tip so a child can use it safely. It is also possible to be the result of usage wear and frugality. The handle’s end is secured with metal pins, another sign that distinguishes it from later 19th century forks. The horn handle has amazing patina, with honey like color. Overall, An very unique and authentic example of 18th century early American utensil. Please feel free to check out my other revolutionary era forks, civil war era utensils, and other antique items in the store. I gladly combine shipping whenever practical.


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