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1919

  • Work on this object ended.

1991

  • We acquired this object.

2015

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"Louis XVI" tableware Fork, ca. 1909

This is a Fork. It was designed by Joseph E. Birmingham and manufactured by Shreve & Co.. It is dated ca. 1909 and we acquired it in 1991. Its medium is silver. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

It is credited Gift of Joy Newport Jepson.

Its dimensions are

cm: L: 15.2 x W: 2.6

It has the following markings

On reverse of handle, stamped: SHREVE + CO STERLING PAT/ APPD FOR.

It is inscribed

On terminal, monogrammed: R.L

Cite this object as

"Louis XVI" tableware Fork, ca. 1909; Designed by Joseph E. Birmingham ; USA; silver; cm: L: 15.2 x W: 2.6; Gift of Joy Newport Jepson; 1991-117-4

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