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Oyster Fork

1974.297.6 (RS233021)

Description

Silver oyster fork with a tapered twist handle and three trident tines. Oval twist pattern.

Details

Maker
Whiting Manufacturing Co. (Maker)
Date
1870-1890
Inscriptions
"MEM" (Engraved on the tines)
Location of origin
Providence, RI, USA
Material
silver (metal)
Object type
Food Service T&E; Eating & Drinking Utensils
Places
Rhode Island (United States)
Descriptive terms
Fork, Eating
Fork, Oyster
oyster forks
Silver
silver (metal)
Accession Number
1974.297.6
Credit Line
Bequest of Frances W. Marrett
GUSN
16339

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