Serving Fork

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

GUSN

GUSN-187899

Description

Silver serving fork with curved black wood handle. Where the fork head attaches to the handle there is a ribbed, scallop shell-like decoration, on top and bottom. Fork has three tines, the outer two curve outwards.

Details

Descriptive Terms

serving forks
silver (metal)
Fork

Inscription

"GORHAM (anchor) / N 20" (Maker's mark)

Associated Building

Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.),

Maker

Gorham Manufacturing Co. (Manufacturer)

Dimensions

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

Credit Line

Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation

Accession Number

2006.44.1500.2