Cold-meat fork

Cold-meat fork
Title
Cold-meat fork
Date 
1913
Medium 
Silver
Dimensions 
Overall: 7 5/8 x 2 1/2 x 1 1/8 in. ( 19.4 x 6.4 x 2.9 cm )
Description 
silver cold-meat fork with a slightly upturned pointed handle with a chamfered border, threaded shield reserve engraved, "S" in gothic script with embossed laurel garland around on the front and a full midrib on the underside; shallow bowl with two paisley-shaped piercings and three curved and pointed tines; arched drop; maker's marks stamped on the underside of the handle.
Credit Line 
Purchase
Object Number 
1942.110u
Marks 
engraved: on the handle: "S" in gothic script stamped: on the underside of the handle: Native-American bust conforming, "STERLING" in a scrolled cartouche
Gallery Label 
This silver service was presented to William Sulzer (1863-1941), the former governor of New York State, by his Congressional District on his 50th birthday in 1913.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group