Knives: 24 cm, 21.5 cm, 17 cm; Forks: 19 cm, 15 cm; Spoons: 15 cm
Gift of David Berg, New York, to American Friends of the Israel Museum, In memory of his mother Ida Berg
Accession number: B90.0503
An 18th and early 19th century silver flatware service of rat-tail pattern, by various makers.
A set of 12 large knives with pistol handles and steel blades, maker's mark indistinct, various crests.
A set of medium size knives, maker's mark indistinct.
A set of twelve small knives, maker's mark indistinct.
A set of 24 three-pronged forks. Nine by Richard Crossley, London 1789, three by Jane Lambe, London 1722, one, London 1725, and eleven 1742, makers' mark indistinct. Engraved with various crests.
A set of 12 small forks, all marks indistinct, various crests.
A set of 12 large spoons, four by Edward Barrett ca. 1720, two Irish, two dated London, 1724, other marks indistinct. Various crests.
A set of twelve medium size dessert spoons. All marks indistinct.
A set of 12 tea spoons by John Sanders, London, undated, engraved with monogram.
The Eighteenth Century English Dining Room, Israel Museum, Jerusalem
Digital presentation of this object was made possible by: The Ridgefield Foundation, New York, in memory of Henry J. and Erna D. Leir