Dinner Fork

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1880-1920

GUSN

GUSN-16989

Description

Fiddle-shaped molded handles, with beaded and scrolled sides. There is a lobed crest enclosing a shaped reserve, with engraved initials on a tapering shaped stem, that is molded in scrolls and an incised line along the edge. The back of the handle is molded with corresponding scrolls and crossed scrolls at the fork end.

Details

Descriptive Terms

table forks
silver (metal)
plate (material)
Silver
FORK, DINNER

Inscription

A stamped mark on the stem back shows the maker's mark. Engraved on the handle is: EAL.

Associated Building

Original to Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm (Newbury, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Food Service T&E

Dimensions

7.625 (H) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Amelia W. Little

Accession Number

1986.605.3