Dinner Fork

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1820-1850

GUSN

GUSN-62534

Description

4 tines cut to form rounded end; fiddle shaped handle, turned up at end with double arched cut.

Details

Descriptive Terms

table forks
engraving (printing process)
Stipple Engraved
FORK, DINNER

Inscription

Engraved under widest breadth of handle, ""Thaxter"" in script. Makred underside of handle, stamp: ""E. CUTLER"" ""Boston"". Possibly Ebenezer Cutler. See Belden, ""Marks of American Silversmiths in the Ineson-Bissell Collection,"" p. 128.

Associated Building

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

Additional Identification Number

P738.3

People and Organizations

Thaxter

Maker

Cutler, E. (Maker)

Location of Origin

Boston, MA, USA

Dimensions

7.125 (H) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Caroline Barr Wade

Accession Number

1955.414.3

Places

Massachusetts (United States)