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Child's fork

Child's fork
Title
Child's fork
Date 
ca. 1850
Medium 
Silver
Dimensions 
Overall: 6 x 3/4 x 5/8 in. ( 15.2 x 1.9 x 1.6 cm )
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
Object Number 
1930.39
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
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group