Salad Tong Fork, from a Five Piece Set of Serving Utensils
Stainless steel and Lucite
1 x 15 x 2 1/2 in. (3.8 x 38.1 x 6.4 cm) (show scale)
Gift of Paul F. Walter
Salad tong fork. Stainless steel and Lucite. The stainless steel, ovoid shaped bowl has two cutout tines. The applied, cylindrical handle is attached to the base through an insertion into a slit in the handle. The lower 1/4 of the handle is stainless steel that curves up and then levels out. The upper 3/4 of the handle is a clear plastic that is smaller in diameter than the metal section. The plastic section is inserted into the stainless steel handle.
Condition: Good condition. One tine of the fork is broken off. The broken tine is taped to the base. Overall minor abrasions due to use.
Catalogued by Judith Pineiro 2-22-2000
Entered by Kendra Weisbin 2-10-2005
This item is not on view
Russel Wright (American, 1904-1976). Salad Tong Fork, from a Five Piece Set of Serving Utensils, ca. 1935. Stainless steel and Lucite, 1 x 15 x 2 1/2 in. (3.8 x 38.1 x 6.4 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Paul F. Walter, 1999.108.29. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.1999.108.29.jpg)
. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2011
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