Antique Black Wrought Iron Butcher Fork with Rat Tail Hooked End
Description: During the Colonial times and later, often many American homes were known to prepare meals over a wood fire. Utensils similar to this one used for a variety of needs were hung above the hearth, on a timber when not in use. This early two-pronged fork with a curved rat tail end is made of iron and measures 17 ½ inches long. A durable accent for your indoor/outdoor kitchen or open hearth.
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Circa: Most likely late 1800s to Early 1900s
Overall Length: 17 1/2”
Length of Fork Prongs: 4”, Width of Prongs: 1 ½”
Product Weight: 9 ounces
Markings: No visible markings
Style: American Colonial, Primitive
Origin: Unknown. Acquired in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania
Condition: Previously owned - used. Condition is consistent with age. No breaks or repairs. Light scratches and light pitting. Solid long-handled fork.
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