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Fish-serving Fork

1970.829 (RS115618)

Description

Renaissance revival style handle; coffin shape with stylized fleur-de-lis and line borders. Central knop with thistle element. Three pointed tines, 1 being large and shaped.

Details

Maker
Wilcox Silver Plate Co. (Maker)
Date
1875
Location of origin
Meriden, CT, USA
Associated Building
Original to Roseland Cottage (Woodstock, Conn.).
Material
plating (metal coating)
silver (metal)
Object type
Food Service T&E; Serving Utensils
Places
Connecticut (United States)
Descriptive terms
fish forks (serving utensils)
Fleur-de-Lis
fleur-de-lis (motifs)
floral patterns
flowers (plants)
Fork, Fish Serving
Fork, Serving
Plated
plating (metal coating)
Silver
silver (metal)
Thistle
Dimensions
6.25 (H) (inches)
Accession Number
1970.829
Credit Line
Gift of Margaret Carson Holt
GUSN
64158

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