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Dinner Fork

1924.871 (RS227142)

Description

Silver dinner fork with an upturned spatulate handle, rounded shoulders, and four tines. Foliate and scroll pattern.

Details

Maker
Possibly Jones, John B. (Silversmith)
Date
1800-1810
Inscriptions
"EHF/ TO/ JHE" (Engraved on the back of the handle)
Location of origin
Boston, MA, USA
Material
silver (metal)
Object type
Food Service T&E; Eating & Drinking Utensils
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
Fork, Dinner
Fork, Eating
silver (metal)
table forks
Accession Number
1924.871
Credit Line
Bequest of Catherine Faucon
GUSN
30459
Reference Notes
Flynt, Henry N. and Martha G. Fales. The Heritage Foundation Collection of Silver.. Old Deerfield, MA: The Heritage Foundation, 1968.

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