Serving fork and spoon

Object Number: 
1942.284ab
Date: 
ca. 1880
Medium: 
Silver with gilding
Dimensions: 
Part (spoon): 10 3/8 x 2 1/2 x 2 in. (26.4 x 6.4 x 5.1 cm) Part (fork): 10 1/2 x 2 1/8 x 1 3/4 in. (26.7 x 5.4 x 4.4 cm
Marks: 
stamped: on reverse of each handle: "TIFFANY & CO. STERLING PAT. 1880 M"
Description: 
Silver Chrysanthemum pattern serving fork and spoon, both with wavy-end handles decorated with molded ornament culminating in a single chrysanthemum blossom at upturned end; spoon has pointed oval bowl; fork has oval bowl terminating in four triangular tines; both spoon and fork bowls have chrysanthemum drops along reverse sides and both are gilded along obverse and reverse surfaces; maker's hallmarks on reverse of each handle.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Miss Harriet MacMartin Richards
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group