Dessert forks (7)

Object Number: 
1950.346h-n
Date: 
1829/30
Medium: 
Silver, mother-of-pearl
Dimensions: 
each overall: 5 7/8 x 3/4 x 1/4 in. ( 14.9 x 1.9 x 0.6 cm )
Marks: 
stamped: on the stem of 1: king's bust in an oval, crown in a rectangle, "f" in a rectangle, lion passant in a chamfered rectangle, "J*R" in an ovoid (fork k) stamped: on the stem of 6: bust, lion passant and "S&S" in a rectangle (forks h, i, j, l, m, n)
Description: 
Seven silver and mother-of-pearl desset forks with four tines and reeded handle sockets fitted with mother-of-pearl handles; makers' marks stamped on the stems.
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