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Fork (altered)

Object Number: 
INV.789e
Date: 
ca. 1770-1780
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
Overall: 7 3/8 x 1 x 5/8 in. ( 18.7 x 2.5 x 1.6 cm )
Marks: 
engraved: on the handle: "LED" in script stamped: on the underside of the handle: "I*B" in a conforming rectangle
Description: 
silver fork (probably cut from a spoon) with a downturned handle engraved, "LED" in script (later), four curved tines with a large tapered drop; maker's marks stamped on the underside of the handle.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group