Early Wrought Iron Kitchen Tool Long 4 Prong Early American Open Hearth Utensil
Description: During Colonial times and later, often many American homes were known to prepare meals over a wood fire. Kitchen tools - utensils similar to this one were used for a variety of needs were often seen hanging above the hearth on a timber or nearby the fire when not in use. This wrought iron, long 4 prong fork may have once been used to spear meat over an open hearth fire. It measures just under 15 inches long with a twisted handle and looped end for hanging. An interesting piece of early crafted wrought iron kitchenware.
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Circa: Possibly 19th century
Length (overall): 14 ¾”
Length of Prongs: 9 ¼”
Width: 3 ½”
Product Weight: 5.5 ounces
Markings: No visible makers’ marks or signatures
Material: Wrought Iron
Style: American Colonial
Origin: Acquired in Northeastern Pennsylvania – Coal Region.
Condition: Previously owned – used. Condition is consistent with age and normal use. In good condition with normal patina from age.
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