Oyster Fork

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1870-1890

GUSN

GUSN-16343

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
Fork, Oyster

Inscription

Struck and engraved on handle and tines: [Whiting lion w/ ""W""] ""STERLING/ MEM""

Additional Identification Number

1974.297j

Maker

Whiting Manufacturing Co. (Maker)

Location of Origin

Providence, RI, USA

Credit Line

Bequest of Frances W. Marrett

Accession Number

1974.297.10

Places

Rhode Island (United States)