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Souvenir Fork

1986.614 (RS24912)

Description

A wide three tined fork, with a molded relief decoration on a handle with a bell flower motif. It tapers out to a crest with shields shaped and an enameled mount of a blue field enclosing a red and white diamond diapered shield with a crown and legend. The whole is surmounted by a silver crest of castelated towers.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1920-1960
Inscriptions
Enameled on the handle is: Monaco. Cast on the terminus is the makers mark- it is indecipherable.
Location of origin
Europe
Associated Building
Original to Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm (Newbury, Mass.).
Material
enameling
plate (material)
silver (metal)
Object type
Food Service T&E
Descriptive terms
crests (motifs)
Enameled
enameling
FORK, DEMITASSE
forks (flatware)
plate (material)
Shield
shields (motifs)
Silver
silver (metal)
souvenirs
Yoked Crest
People and organizations
Monaco
Dimensions
4.625 (H) (inches)
Accession Number
1986.614
Credit Line
Bequest of Amelia W. Little
GUSN
51001

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