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Dinner Fork

Description

Fiddle-shaped molded handles, with beaded and scrolled sides. There is a lobed crest enclosing a shaped reserve, with engraved initials on a tapering shaped stem, that is molded in scrolls and an incised line along the edge. The back of the handle is molded with corresponding scrolls and crossed scrolls at the fork end.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1880-1920
Inscriptions
A stamped mark on the stem back shows the maker's mark. Engraved on the handle is: EAL.
Associated Building
Original to Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm (Newbury, Mass.).
Material
plate (material)
silver (metal)
Object type
Food Service T&E
Descriptive terms
FORK, DINNER
plate (material)
Silver
silver (metal)
table forks
Dimensions
7.625 (H) (inches)
Accession Number
1986.605.5
Credit Line
Bequest of Amelia W. Little
GUSN
16991

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