Silver : An American Art Form
Object Name:
Fork, Serving
Description:
Three prong; tapering handle, slightly flared at tines; rounded, pointed end with flower ornament; this flower ornament also appears on back of handle; small ornament on handle at tines; three tines, of even width and evenly spaced; on back of handle reading from left to right: "STERLING"; a capital "W" in a circle followed immediately by a griffin [these first two marks are in raised characters]; "PAT APP FOR" stamped into the handle; the front handle is monogrammed with "SMS" in one row descending the handle.
Object ID:
1997.5.62
Dimensions:
W-0.5 L-4.5 Dia-0.375 inches
Year Range from:
1890
Material:
Silver
Year Range to:
1900
Other Name:
Fork, Strawberry
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