Carving Fork

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1845-1860

GUSN

GUSN-62530

Description

Fork has two slender, sharp tines with thick heel, tapered shaft all of steel, mounted on mid-section is silver repousse band with ribbon-tied laurel festoons flanked by beading handle. Carved, rough, horn; silver end tip.

Details

Descriptive Terms

carving forks
silver (metal)
steel (alloy)
Silver
Steel
FORK, CARVING

Associated Building

Used at Barrett House (New Ipswich, N.H.),

Additional Identification Number

P737.1

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

9.25 (H) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Caroline Barr Wade

Accession Number

1955.413.1