Souvenir Fork

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1920-1960

GUSN

GUSN-51001

Description

A wide three tined fork, with a molded relief decoration on a handle with a bell flower motif. It tapers out to a crest with shields shaped and an enameled mount of a blue field enclosing a red and white diamond diapered shield with a crown and legend. The whole is surmounted by a silver crest of castelated towers.

Details

Descriptive Terms

forks (flatware)
souvenirs
enameling
silver (metal)
plate (material)
crests (motifs)
shields (motifs)
Silver
Enameled
Shield
Yoked Crest
FORK, DEMITASSE

Inscription

Enameled on the handle is: Monaco. Cast on the terminus is the makers mark- it is indecipherable.

Associated Building

Original to Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm (Newbury, Mass.),

People and Organizations

Monaco

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

Europe

Dimensions

4.625 (H) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Amelia W. Little

Accession Number

1986.614