Child's fork

Object Number: 
1930.39
Date: 
ca. 1850
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
Overall: 6 x 3/4 x 5/8 in. ( 15.2 x 1.9 x 1.6 cm )
Marks: 
engraved: on the handle: "C.L." in script stamped: on the underside of the handle: "W. G. & S" in a rectangle, and unreadable diamond mark
Description: 
silver child's fork with a slightly upturned threaded fiddle handle with short midribs on both sides and the engraved initials, "C.L." in script on the front; flared shoulders and four curved tines; makers' marks stamped on the underside of the handle.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Charles S. Fairchild
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group