Dessert forks (2)

Object Number: 
1941.952jk
Date: 
ca. 1845
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
each: 6 3/4 x 7/8 x 7/8 in. ( 17.1 x 2.2 x 2.2 cm )
Marks: 
engraved: on obverse of handle: "HMW" stamped: on reverse of handle: "GELSTON & TREADWELL" in rectangle
Description: 
Two dessert forks with four tines; upturned fiddle-thread handle with engraved initials on obverse; flared shoulder; stamped maker's mark on reverse.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Adelaide Milton de Groot
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group