Carving Fork

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

GUSN

GUSN-187785

Description

Carving fork with ivory handle. The handle is capped by a silver tip decorated with two ram heads. The fork has a retractable guard.

Details

Descriptive Terms

carving forks
silver (metal)
Fork, Carving

Inscription

"JR" (Silver mark on end cap, also three other marks: a lion, two castles and a profile.)

Associated Building

Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

2 3/4 x 1 1/8 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation

Accession Number

2006.44.1507.1