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Dessert fork

Object Number: 
1944.53
Date: 
1850-1860
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
Overall: 7 x 1 x 3/4 in. ( 17.8 x 2.5 x 1.9 cm )
Marks: 
engraved: on the handle: "MF" in script stamped: on the undersie of the handle: "BROWN & MARSTERS" incuse
Description: 
silver dessert fork with and upturned, threaded pointed handle with scroll and bead decoration and the engraved initials, "MF" in script; four curved tines; maker's mark stamped on the underside of the handle.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Florence Rogers Dietrich
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group