Carving knife and fork
fork: 10 5/8 x 2 1/8 x 1 in. ( 27 x 5.4 x 2.5 cm )
knife: 12 3/4 x 2 1/4 x 3/4 in. ( 32.4 x 5.7 x 1.9 cm )
silver carving knife and fork with pointed handles, cast in vertical halves, with chamfered borders, threaded shield reserves on each side, one side engraved, "S" in gothic script, with embossed laurel garlands around each; molded handle sockets fitted with ovoid guards; knife with a flat steel blade, curved on both sides, lower with an edge; fork with two long, curved, steel tine tines with a baluster stem and a handle a projection on which to rest one's forefinger and thumb; maker's mark stamped on the underside of the fork handle.
stamped: on the underside of the fork handle: "STERLING"
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