Dessert Fork

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1840-1860

GUSN

GUSN-16864

Description

Silver dessert fork with an upturned oval handle, threaded edges, and four tines.

Details

Descriptive Terms

dessert forks
silver (metal)
Fork, Eating
Fork, Dessert
Fork, Dessert

Inscription

"MAM" (Engraved on the back of the handle)

Associated Building

Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.),

Maker

Farrington & Hunnewell (Silversmith)

Location of Origin

Boston, MA, USA

Object Type

Food Service T&E; Eating & Drinking Utensils

Credit Line

Gift of Ralph May

Accession Number

1971.1123.2

Places

Massachusetts (United States)