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Forks (8)

Object Number: 
1957.198a-h
Date: 
ca. 1830-1840
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
each: 7 x 1 x 3/4 in.
Marks: 
stamped: on reverse of shoulder: eagle in circular depression followed by "ROCKWELL" in rectangle engraved in script: on reverse of handle: "SA"
Description: 
Eight silver forks with four tines; upturned fiddle handle with threading on obverse and reverse; pointed shoulder; engraved initials on reverse of handle; stamped maker's mark on reverse of shoulder.
Credit Line: 
Bequest of John B. Morris, Jr.
Provenance: 
Susan (Susannah) Arden (1766-1824); to her sister Margaret Antoinette Arden (b.1770), who married Frederick Babcock (b.1771); to their daughter Mary Elizabeth Babcock (1808-1851), who married William Lewis Morris (1805-1864); to their son John Babcock Morris (b.1839), who married Mary E. Faitoute; to their son John Babcock Morris Jr. (1881-1957), the donor.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group