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Oyster fork

Title:
Oyster fork
Date: 
ca. 1850
Medium: 
Silver plate
Dimensions: 
Overall: 6 1/8 x 3/4 x 3/4 in. ( 15.6 x 1.9 x 1.9 cm )
Description: 
silver plated oyster fork with a slightly upturned, threaded, pointed handle and three tines, one wider and pointed; maker's amrks stamped on the underside of the handle.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Louise Stafford Gilder, 12/14/73
Object Number: 
INV.14494
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group