Dinner fork

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1854-1857

GUSN

GUSN-19734

Description

Dinner fork, silver. Bead molding around handle edges on both top and underside of fork. Small crest at tip of handle. Engraved "T" on handle tip underside.

Details

Descriptive Terms

table forks
silver (metal)
Silver
FORK, DINNER

Inscription

Engraved on top of handle back: ""T"" Engraved on back of handle: ""JONES. SHREVE. BROWN & CO. STERLING""

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

Maker

Jones, Shreve, Brown & Co. (Maker)

Location of Origin

Boston, MA, USA

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.608.7

Reference Notes

Rainwater, Dorothy T., Author. American Silver Manufacturers. EVERYBODYS PRESS, 1966.

Places

Massachusetts (United States)