Pickle forks (2) (Kings II)

Object Number: 
1941.961bc
Date: 
ca. 1865
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
each overall: 6 1/8 x 3/4 x 3/8 in. ( 15.6 x 1.9 x 1 cm )
Marks: 
engraved: on the handles: "D" in script stamped: on the underside of the handles: "GORHAM" and an anchor
Description: 
Pair of silver pickle forks with slightly upturned, threaded, double-swell handle with shell and foliate decoration; handle engraved, "D" in script; squared shoulders and three curved tines, one on each is wider and pointed, with shell drops; maker's marks stamped on the undersides of the handles. "Kings II" pattern.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Adelaide Milton de Groot
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group