each overall: 5 3/8 x 3/4 x 1/2 in. ( 13.7 x 1.9 x 1.3 cm )
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"
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.
Gift of Louise Stafford Gilder, 12/14/73
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