Oyster Fork

Collection Type

  • Cooking equipment

Date

1870-1890

GUSN

GUSN-16335

Description

Silver oyster fork with a tapered twist handle and three trident tines. Oval twist pattern.

Details

Descriptive Terms

oyster forks
silver (metal)
Fork, Eating
Fork, Oyster
Silver
Fork, Oyster

Inscription

"MEM" (Engraved on the tines)

Additional Identification Number

1974.297b

Maker

Whiting Manufacturing Co. (Maker)

Location of Origin

Providence, RI, USA

Object Type

Food Service T&E; Eating & Drinking Utensils

Credit Line

Bequest of Frances W. Marrett

Accession Number

1974.297.2

Places

Rhode Island (United States)