Dinner Fork

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1800-1810

GUSN

GUSN-30459

Description

Silver dinner fork with an upturned spatulate handle, rounded shoulders, and four tines. Foliate and scroll pattern.

Details

Descriptive Terms

table forks
silver (metal)
Fork, EatingFork, DinnerFork, Dinner

Inscription

"EHF/ TO/ JHE" (Engraved on the back of the handle)

Maker

Possibly Jones, John B. (Silversmith)

Location of Origin

Boston, MA, USA

Object Type

Food Service T&E; Eating & Drinking Utensils

Credit Line

Bequest of Catherine Faucon

Accession Number

1924.871

Reference Notes

Flynt, Henry N. and Martha G. Fales. The Heritage Foundation Collection of Silver.. Old Deerfield, MA: The Heritage Foundation, 1968.

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