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Object Name Fork, Oyster
Description Sterling silver oyster fork, one of 5 oyster forks, that are part of what is now a 148 piece set of Gorham "Baronial" pattern silverware. The three tines of the oyster fork are flared. The set consists of 10 dinner forks, 12 luncheon forks, 6 salad forks, 18 fish forks, 5 oyster forks, 18 dinner knives, 19 luncheon knives, 10 butter knives, 9 teaspoons, 12 dessert spoons, 12 large dessert spoons, 17 boullion spoons, and 2 specialty serving pieces. The pattern of furls, flowers and shells covers both the front and back of the handle.
Associated with Bessie Pardee Van Wickle McKee
Maker's Information On the back of the handle are 3 silver marks, "sterling", "Pat. 1898" , Bigelow, Kennard & Co.
Material Silver
Dimensions W-0.75 L-5.75 D-0.5 inches
Condition Good
Catalog Number 1976.1.5203.4.1
Search Terms Silver
Place Setting
Floral
Cutlery
Flatware
Utensils
Silverware
Sterling
Monogram
Monogrammed