Fish-serving Fork

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1871

GUSN

GUSN-619

Description

Broad oval handle; deep serpentine bowl; deeply pierced tines. "Japanese" pattern.

Details

Descriptive Terms

fish forks (serving utensils)
bamboo (material)
casting (process)
engraving (printing process)
silver (metal)
bamboo (material)
lotus (motif)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
Picinae (subfamily)
Silver
Slip Cast
Stipple Engraved
Bamboo
Lotus
Woodpecker
FORK, FISH-SERVING

Inscription

Engraved: B Struck: B TIFFANY & CO. STERLING PAT. 1871.

Additional Identification Number

1987.392

Maker

Moore, Edward C., 1827 (Silversmith)
Tiffany & Co. (Manufacturer)

Location of Origin

New York, NY, USA

Object Type

Food Service T&E

Accession Number

1987.392.2

Reference Notes

Carpenter, Charles H., Jr. and Mary Grace. Tiffany Silver. New York: Dodd, Mead & Co., 1982.

Places

New York state (United States)