David BARCLAY, Table fork, fiddle pattern Enlarge 1 /1


Montrose, Scotland 1804 – Hobart, Tasmania 1884


  • to Australia 1830

Table fork, fiddle pattern c.1840 Description: A silver fiddle pattern fork.
Place made: Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
Materials & Technique: metalwork, forks, silver: formed, engraved. Manufacturer's Mark: stamped: 'DB' [Lion Passant] [Sheild] [S] [Monarch Head]

Primary Insc: No primary inscription.
Secondary Insc: engraved on the front and back of the fork handle, 'MEM'.
Dimensions: length 20.0 h x 3.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of John M. Houstone, 2014
Accession No: NGA 2014.1004
Subject: Australia, Art period: Colonial, Tasmania