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Table forks (8)

Object Number: 
INV.14100a-h
Date: 
ca. 1819
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
each overall: 8 x 1 1/8 x 1 1/8 in. ( 20.3 x 2.9 x 2.9 cm )
Marks: 
engraved: on the underside of the handles: in a banner, "SI JE PUIS" in roman letters stamped: on the undersides of the stems a-c: "PB/ L" in a diamond; the Paris standard mark, a rooster in a chamfered rectangle with a "1" beside; bust in a circle stam
Description: 
Eight silver table forks with upturned fiddle thread handles with short midribs on the front; Livingston family crest engraved on the underside of the handles, a demi-Hercules with a club in his left hand and a snake in the right on fess above the motto, "SI JE PUIS" in a banner; four curved tines on each; marks stamped on the undersides of the stems.
Gallery Label: 
Bears the Livingston family motto, "Si Je Puis."
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group