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Cape Silver Konfyt Forks (Pair) - Johannes Combrink
Reference: S1730
Period: George III
Year: Circa 1814-1853
Silversmith: Johannes Combrink
Place: Cape
Price: $ 440.00
Weight: 36 grams
Dimensions: 13.8 cm
Condition: Excellent, scratches on tines from use, very slight kink to one tine.

Description: A pair of Cape silver Fiddle pattern konfyt (preserve) forks, with 4 tines, by Johannes Combrink. Both forks have excellent hallmarks, maker mark IC between 2 devices (possibly pomegranite?), see Cape Silver by Welz, mark 27, pg 147 - although on these forks the device has been reversed, with ball on inside, showing Cape silversmiths were not too concerned how hallmarks were struck. Johnannes Combrink worked between 1814 and 1853, he was a fine silversmith who produced good quality work.
Cape Silver Konfyt Forks (Pair) - Johannes Combrink
Cape silver konfyt forks, pair, Johannes Combrink

Cape Silver Konfyt Forks (Pair) - Johannes Combrink
Cape silver forks - back showing hallmarks

Cape Silver Konfyt Forks (Pair) - Johannes Combrink
Back and front of cape silver forks

Cape Silver Konfyt Forks (Pair) - Johannes Combrink
Cape silver hallmarks - Johannes Combrink, device

Cape Silver Konfyt Forks (Pair) - Johannes Combrink
Cape silver konfyt forks - scale

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