Table forks (2)

Object Number: 
1956.185cd
Date: 
ca. 1840
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
each overall: 7 7/8 x 1 x 5/8 in. ( 20 x 2.5 x 1.6 cm )
Marks: 
engraved: on the handles: "FM" in script stamped: on the underside of the handles: an eagle in a square, "B MF(conjoined) I" in roman letters in a double rectangle
Description: 
Pair of silver table forks with upturned, threaded fiddle handles, engraved "FM" in script, flared shoulders and pointed oval bowls with threaded drops; maker's marks stamped on the underside of the bowls.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Joseph Keppler and Kenneth C. Miller
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group