Carving Fork (USA), 1900
This is a Carving fork. It was manufactured by Gorham Manufacturing Company. It is dated 1900 and we acquired it in 1972. Its medium is horn, silver. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.
This object was
Julian Clarence Levi.
It is credited
Bequest of Julian Clarence Levi.
Its dimensions are
(d) cm: L: 27.8 x W: 2.3 (10 15/16 x 7/8 in)
It has the following markings
On blade (a): "Gorham Manufacturing Co." On base of handle/hollow, stamped (a,b,c): Gorham trademark, "H" (heavy weight), "4", a bell-like symbol representing 1900. On underside of boar's head terminal or finial, stamped (a,b,c,d,e): symbol for Sterling. On hinged rest, stamped (c,d): "PAT.JUL.13.80."/"MAY 29 83".
Cite this object as
Carving Fork (USA), 1900; Manufactured by Gorham Manufacturing Company (United States); horn, silver; (d) cm: L: 27.8 x W: 2.3 (10 15/16 x 7/8 in); Bequest of Julian Clarence Levi; 1972-5-3-d