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Dinner Fork

Description

4 tines cut to form rounded end; fiddle shaped handle, turned up at end with double arched cut.

Details

Maker
Cutler, E. (Maker)
Date
1820-1850
Inscriptions
Engraved under widest breadth of handle, ""Thaxter"" in script. Marked underside of handle, stamp: ""E. CUTLER"" ""Boston"". Possibly Ebenezer Cutler of Boston, MA.. See Belden, ""Marks of American Silversmiths in the Ineson-Bissell Collection,"" p. 128.
Location of origin
Boston, MA, USA
Associated Building
Used at Barrett House (New Ipswich, N.H.).
Material
engraving (printing process)
Object type
Food Service T&E
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
engraving (printing process)
FORK, DINNER
Stipple Engraved
table forks
People and organizations
Thaxter
Dimensions
7.125 (H) (inches)
Accession Number
1955.414.5
Credit Line
Bequest of Caroline Barr Wade
GUSN
62536

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