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Object Name Fork, Dinner
Catalog Number 1992.15.11
Maker Taylor and Lawrie
Date 1837-1850
Material(s) Silver
Dimensions H-7.875 W-1 D-0.5 inches
Description This is a coin silver dinner fork made by Taylor and Lawrie of Philadelphia, PA. It has four tines. The handle has a shell pattern at the end on both top and bottom. The shell pattern is repeated on the back of the fork at the base of the tines. The handle is also decorated with an acanthus motif. The hallmarks and maker's name are stamped on the bottom of the handle.
Notes Taylor and Robert D. Lawrie were Philadelphia silversmiths from 1837 to 1850.
Collection Stuart P. and Mary E. Hemphill Collection
Subjects Silver
Search Terms Flatware
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS