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Oyster forks (5)

Object Number: 
INV.14499a-e
Date: 
ca. 1905
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
each overall: 5 3/8 x 3/4 x 1/2 in. ( 13.7 x 1.9 x 1.3 cm )
Marks: 
engraved: on the undersides of the handles: "LBS" in script stamped: on the undersides of the stems: "S" in a winged circle, "STERLING" and "THEODORE B. STARR"
Description: 
Five silver oyster forks with downturned oval handles with an allover floral pattern on the front and the undersides of the handles engraved, "LBS" in script; three curved and pointed tines on each; maker's marks stamped on the undersides of the stems.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Louise Stafford Gilder, 12/14/73
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group