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Fish-serving Fork

Description

Broad oval handle; deep serpentine bowl; deeply pierced tines. "Japanese" pattern.

Details

Maker
Moore, Edward C., 1827 (Silversmith)
Tiffany & Co. (Manufacturer)
Date
1871
Inscriptions
Engraved: B Struck: B TIFFANY & CO. STERLING PAT. 1871.
Location of origin
New York, NY, USA
Material
bamboo (material)
casting (process)
engraving (printing process)
silver (metal)
Object type
Food Service T&E
Places
New York state (United States)
Descriptive terms
Bamboo
bamboo (material)
casting (process)
engraving (printing process)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
fish forks (serving utensils)
FORK, FISH-SERVING
Lotus
lotus (motif)
Picinae (subfamily)
Silver
silver (metal)
Slip Cast
Stipple Engraved
Woodpecker
Accession Number
1987.392.2
GUSN
619
Reference Notes
Carpenter, Charles H., Jr. and Mary Grace. Tiffany Silver. New York: Dodd, Mead & Co., 1982.

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