Dessert forks (4)

Object Number: 
1950.352a-d
Date: 
ca. 1805
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
each overall: 8 3/8 x 7/8 x 5/8 in. ( 21.3 x 2.2 x 1.6 cm )
Marks: 
stamped: on the underside of the handles: "RW" in ovals, lion passants in chamfered rectangles, busts in ovals, and "C" in cartouches
Description: 
Four silver dessert forks with down turned fiddle handles, spatulate tips on the undersides, engraved with the Lenox crest, crowned lion passant on fess, squared sholders and four tines; maker's marks stamped on the undersides.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Waldron Phoenix Belknap, Sr.; Collection of Waldron Phoenix Belknap, Jr.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group