Carving Fork

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

GUSN

GUSN-187763

Description

Carving fork with horn handle, plain sterling ferrule and a retractable guard. The guard has a single post on one side and two on the other side, giving the ability to also act as a rest.

Details

Descriptive Terms

carving forks
silver (metal)
Fork, Carving

Inscription

"STERLING" (On ferrule)

Associated Building

Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

2 1/2 x 1 3/4 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation

Accession Number

2006.44.1511.1