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Child's fork

Object Number: 
ca. 1947
Overall: 5 3/4 x 3/4 x 5/8 in. ( 14.6 x 1.9 x 1.6 cm )
engraved: on the underside of the handle: "ABC" in script stamped: on the underside of the stem: "BALL, TOMPKINS & BLACK" incuse
silver child's fork with an upturned, fiddle thread handle with short midribs on both sides and the engraved initials, "ABC" in foliate script on the underside' flared shoulders and four curved tines; makers' marks stamped on the underside of the handle.
Gallery Label: 
This child's fork belonged to Angelina Burr Corse (1847-1910), the daughter of Cadwalader Evans and Angelina Burr Corse and the mother of the donor.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Lena Cadwalader Evans
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group