Oyster fork

Oyster fork
Title
Oyster fork
Date 
ca. 1880
Medium 
Silver
Dimensions 
Overall: 6 1/8 x 5/8 x 3/8 in. ( 15.6 x 1.6 x 1 cm )
Description 
Silver oyster fork with an upturned handle with shell decoration, twisted stem and three pointed tines; maker's marks stamped on the underside of the handle.
Credit Line 
Gift of Louise Stafford Gilder, 12/14/73
Object Number 
INV.14510
Marks 
stamped: on the underside of the handle: "1847 ROGERS BROS." besides a circular mark
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group