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Dessert Fork

1971.1123.2 (RS227145)

Description

Silver dessert fork with an upturned oval handle, threaded edges, and four tines.

Details

Maker
Farrington & Hunnewell (Silversmith)
Date
1840-1860
Inscriptions
"MAM" (Engraved on the back of the handle)
Location of origin
Boston, MA, USA
Associated Building
Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
Material
silver (metal)
Object type
Food Service T&E; Eating & Drinking Utensils
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
dessert forks
Fork, Dessert
Fork, Eating
silver (metal)
Accession Number
1971.1123.2
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
16864

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