Dinner Fork

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1875

GUSN

GUSN-16871

Description

One of a set of twelve. Silver dinner fork with a downturned pointed handle and four tines. Mother pattern.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Inscription

"MM" (Engraved on the handle)

Pattern

Mothers Pattern

Associated Building

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

Maker

Gorham Manufacturing Co. (Silversmith)
William Wilson & Son (Maker)

Location of Origin

Providence, RI, USA; Philadelphia, PA, USA

Credit Line

Gift of Ralph May

Accession Number

1971.1880.4

Places

Rhode Island (United States)
Pennsylvania (United States)