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Cape konfyt (preserve) fork - Old English pattern
Reference: S1159
Period: 18th century
Year: Circa 1780
Silversmith: Martinus Lourens Smith
Place: Cape
Price: $ 150.00
Weight: 20g grams
Dimensions: 14cm
Condition: Good, some wear and small kinks to tines.

Description: Typically Cape konfyt fork. Smith was a Dane who arrived in the Cape in 1757 as a VOC employee. The hallmark is partially obscured, with only LS of the MLS visible (overstruck?), but his 2 distinctive leaves are clearly visible.
Cape konfyt (preserve) fork - Old English pattern
Cape konfyt fork

Cape konfyt (preserve) fork - Old English pattern
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