Dinner Fork

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1840-1860

GUSN

GUSN-16866

Description

One of a set of three. Silver dinner fork with a fiddle handle, rounded shoulders, threaded edge, and four tines.

Details

Descriptive Terms

table forks
silver (metal)
Fork, Eating
Fork, Dinner
Fork, Dinner

Inscription

"R" (Engraved on the handle)

Associated Building

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

Maker

Hall & Elton (Silversmith)

Location of Origin

Meriden, CT, USA

Object Type

Food Service T&E; Eating & Drinking Utensils

Credit Line

Gift of Ralph May

Accession Number

1971.1124.3

Places

Connecticut (United States)