Table fork

Object Number: 
1941.951a
Date: 
ca. 1845
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
Overall: 8 1/4 x 1 1/8 x 1 in. ( 21 x 2.9 x 2.5 cm )
Marks: 
engraved: on the handles: "HMW" in script stamped: on the undersides of the handles: "GELSTON & TREADWELL" in a rectangle
Description: 
silver table fork with threaded fiddle handle with short midribs on both sides and the engraved initials, "HMW" in script; flared shoulder and four curved tines; makers' marks stamped on the undersides of the handles.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Adelaide Milton de Groot
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group