Child's fork and knife

Object Number: 
1944.50ab
Date: 
1875-1900
Medium: 
Silver plate
Dimensions: 
fork: 6 1/4 x 3/4 x 7/8 in. ( 15.9 x 1.9 x 2.2 cm ) knife: 7 3/8 x 3/4 x 1/8 in. ( 18.7 x 1.9 x 0.3 cm )
Marks: 
stamped: on the knife blade: "REED & BARTON" stamped: underside of the fork stem: "REED & BARTON PAT APL FOR"
Description: 
silver plate child's fork and knife with upturned pointed end handles with cherub decoration in the center; fork has four curved tines; knife has rounded, flat blade; makers' marks stamped on the blade and the underside of the fork stem.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Miss Florence Rogers Dietrich
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group