Luncheon forks (6)
each overall: 7 1/8 x 1 x 5/8 in. ( 18.1 x 2.5 x 1.6 cm )
stamped: on the underside of the handle: "T. FLETCHER" in a rectangle, "PHILA." in a rectangle
Six silver luncheon forks with upturned, threaded fiddle handles with the Van der Kemp crest engraved on the underside of the handle, a starved tree behind two fish in a shield surmounted by an armor helmet; flared shoulders and four curved tines on each; maker's marks stamped on the underside of the handles.
These dessert forks belonged to the Van der Kemp family of Philadelphia, PA.
Gift of Mrs. Charles S. Fairchild
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