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Dinner Fork

1971.1124.1 (RS227150)

Description

One of a set of three. Silver dinner fork with a fiddle handle, rounded shoulders, threaded edge, and four tines.

Details

Maker
Hall & Elton (Silversmith)
Date
1840-1860
Inscriptions
"R" (Engraved on the handle)
Location of origin
Meriden, CT, USA
Associated Building
Used At Rundlet-May House. Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
Material
silver (metal)
Object type
Food Service T&E; Eating & Drinking Utensils
Places
Connecticut (United States)
Descriptive terms
Fork, Dinner
Fork, Eating
silver (metal)
table forks
Accession Number
1971.1124.1
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
48588
Reference Notes
Rainwater, Dorothy T., Author. American Silver Manufacturers. EVERYBODYS PRESS, 1966.

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