Fork, Tablewear Series
Decorative Arts and Design
On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
Designed and made 1987
3/4 x 7/8 x 8 5/8 in. (1.9 x 2.2 x 21.9 cm) (show scale)
Incised on right side of collar: ".925 © BALLY 1987"
Gift of Boris Bally in honor of Alex & Doris Bally and Bob Ebendorf
Geometric, silver fork with flat, rectangular ebony handle. Head of fork is a rectangular piece cut with three tines that curves upward toward tips; at base, head attached to collar by a narrow rectangular bridge that extends straight out from collar then angles down to meet head. Rectangular collar attached to handle with a rivet; bottom edge of collar angles downward from left to right.
CONDITION: Good; light scratches on underside of head of fork, especially where it rests on table, silver tarnished.
Boris Bally (American, born 1961). Fork, Tablewear Series, Designed and made 1987. Silver, ebony, 3/4 x 7/8 x 8 5/8 in. (1.9 x 2.2 x 21.9 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Boris Bally in honor of Alex & Doris Bally and Bob Ebendorf, 1995.16.16. © artist or artist's estate (Photo: , 1995.16.15-.18_bw.jpg)
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