Dessert fork

Object Number: 
INV.14190
Date: 
ca. 1850-1855
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
Overall: 5 7/8 x 7/8 x 5/8 in. ( 14.9 x 2.2 x 1.6 cm )
Marks: 
engraved: on the underside of the handle: "ELH" in script stamped: on the underside of the handle: "H. B. STANWOOD" incuse
Description: 
silver dessert fork with an upturned, double-swell, fiddle handle with a plain border with a knot tip; handle engraved, "ELH" in script on the underside; four curved tines; maker's marks stamped on the underside of the handle.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Townsend Lawrence
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group