Fish-serving Fork

Collection Type

  • Cooking equipment

Date

1875

GUSN

GUSN-64158

Description

Renaissance revival style handle; coffin shape with stylized fleur-de-lis and line borders. Central knop with thistle element. Three pointed tines, 1 being large and shaped.

Details

Descriptive Terms

fish forks (serving utensils)
plating (metal coating)
silver (metal)
fleur-de-lis (motifs)
floral patterns
flowers (plants)
Fork, Serving
Fork, Fish Serving
Silver
Plated
Thistle
Fleur-de-Lis
Fork, Fish Serving

Associated Building

Original to Roseland Cottage (Woodstock, Conn.),

Maker

Wilcox Silver Plate Co. (Maker)

Location of Origin

Meriden, CT, USA

Object Type

Food Service T&E; Serving Utensils

Dimensions

6.25 (H) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Margaret Carson Holt

Accession Number

1970.829

Places

Connecticut (United States)