Early Wrought Iron Kitchen Tool Long 4 Prong Early American Open Hearth Utensil

Early Wrought Iron Kitchen Tool Long 4 Prong Early American Open Hearth Utensil

Sale price $72.25 Regular price $95.55


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.

Note:  Refer to "Condition" for additional information

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

Color:  Black

Style:  American Colonial

Maker: Unknown

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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