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Rare Cape Silver tubular handled Konfyt fork     Order Form     Request more information
Reference: S1191
Period: George III
Year: Circa 1820
Silversmith: unmarked - possibly Johannes Combrink
Place: Cape
Price: $ 580.00
Weight: 30 grams
Dimensions: 15cm
Condition: Good, a few small dents in the tubular handle. One tine is slightly bent at end of tine.

Description: An extremely rare Cape konfyt (preserve) fork with tubular handle, with typically Cape prick engraving of foliage at the top of the handle. No hallmarks are present. The handle is similar to the Cannon handle pattern of early English flatware. Similar forks are illustrated in Heller's History of Cape Silver (Vol 2, pg 82) and Welz's Cape Silver (pg 68), these are by Johannes Combrink.
Rare Cape Silver tubular handled Konfyt fork
Tubular handle konfyt fork

Rare Cape Silver tubular handled Konfyt fork
Tines detail

Rare Cape Silver tubular handled Konfyt fork
Engraving

Rare Cape Silver tubular handled Konfyt fork
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