Antique 18thC French Porcelain Cutlery Fork Cornflowers Handle Porcelaine France. This product data sheet is originally written in English. A cutlery / utensil / fork handle made of porcelain in the late 18th or early 19th century. Definitely made in France probably by a maker like La Courtille.It is hand painted with blue corn flowers (I do believe this was a favorite of Marie Antoinette's) and has a bit of gold trim to the sides and end. It is in good condition with some very minor wear and a little chipping around the end where the metal hardware would go into which would have been covered by the ferrule. A very nice piece and I don't recall ever having seen this kind of pattern for handles. Made of hard paste porcelain. The porcelain handle is 3.875 inches long of which 3.75 inches would show once the knife part is attached. It is 0.75 inches wide and 0.5 inches thick.
The piece has no markings on it. I own three more if anyone is interested. Griff Messer Gabel Messergriff Gabelgriff Locre Vieux de old Paris cutlery utensil. If you like my goodies have a look at my other auctions for a lot more top maker pieces like KPM, Sevres and so on.
Photos are part of the description - if you need others just let me know exactly what you are looking for and I'll take care of it speedily! Please do not send me questions on items other than my own! For sale is a cutlery / utensil / fork handle made of porcelain in the late 18th or early 19th century.Number of Items in Set. This item is in the category "Collectables\Kitchen & Home\Flatware, Knives & Cutlery\Cutlery Sets & Canteens". The seller is "kpmisbetter" and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped worldwide.