Child's fork

Child's fork
Child's fork
Child's fork
Title
Child's fork
Date 
ca. 1947
Medium 
Silver
Dimensions 
Overall: 5 3/4 x 3/4 x 5/8 in. ( 14.6 x 1.9 x 1.6 cm )
Description 
silver child's fork with an upturned, fiddle thread handle with short midribs on both sides and the engraved initials, "ABC" in foliate script on the underside' flared shoulders and four curved tines; makers' marks stamped on the underside of the handle.
Credit Line 
Gift of Lena Cadwalader Evans
Object Number 
1939.137
Marks 
engraved: on the underside of the handle: "ABC" in script stamped: on the underside of the stem: "BALL, TOMPKINS & BLACK" incuse
Gallery Label 
This child's fork belonged to Angelina Burr Corse (1847-1910), the daughter of Cadwalader Evans and Angelina Burr Corse and the mother of the donor.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group