Tablespoon and fork

Object Number: 
1944.51b, e
Date: 
ca. 1840-1860
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
Part (spoon): 8 1/2 x 1 7/8 x 3/4 in. (21.6 x 4.8 x 1.9 cm) Part (fork): 7 1/2 x 1 x 5/8 in. (19.1 x 2.5 x 1.6 cm)
Marks: 
engraved: on the undersides of the handles: "JP CAF" in script stamped: on the underside of the stems: "H.SALSISBURY & CO"
Description: 
silver tablespoon and fork with upturned threaded pointed end handles with trefoil decoration and geometric engraving; engraved on the undersides of the handles, "JP CAF" in script; four tines on the fork; pointed oval bowl on the spoon; both with trefoil scroll decoration on the backs of the bowls; makers' marks stamped on the underside of the stems.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Florence Rogers Dietrich
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group