Overall: 6 5/8 x 7/8 x 5/8 in. ( 16.8 x 2.2 x 1.6 cm )
silver dessert fork with an upturned fiddle thread handle with short midribs on both sides and the engraving, "F. Morris/ N. 27" in script on the underside; flared shoulders and four curved tines; makers' marks stamped on the underside of the handle.
Gift of John B. Morris, Jr.
engraved: on the underside of the handle: "F. Morris/ N. 27" in script stamped: on the underside of the handle: "J. & I. COX" in a rectangle
Frances Morris (b.1832); to her brother John Babcock Morris (b.1839), who married Mary E. Faitoute; to their son John Babcock Morris Jr. (1881-1957), the donor.
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