Carving Fork

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1920-1950

GUSN

GUSN-11672

Description

A sterling silver handle of elongated tear shape, molded in stylized petal, leaf(acanthus) and rib motif. It ends at a shaped guard.

Details

Descriptive Terms

carving forks
cookware
leaf (plant material)
foliation (pattern)
leaf (metal)
stainless steel
sterling silver
silver (metal)
leaf (plant material)
foliation (pattern)
leaf (metal)
Steel
Sterling Silver
Leaf
FORK

Inscription

It is tarnished.

Associated Building

Original to Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm (Newbury, Mass.),

Maker

Possibly Gorham & Co. (Maker)

Location of Origin

Providence, RI, USA

Dimensions

10 (H) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Amelia W. Little

Accession Number

1986.776.2

Places

Rhode Island (United States)

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