Decorative Arts and Design
On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
on back of stem: 1847 ROGERS BROS XII (indistinguishable circular mark).
Gift of Dr. and Mrs. George Liberman
Four-tined dinner fork, silverplate with sloping shoulders, plain straight stem to midband; above midband handle flares outward broadly to double-arched crest containing semi-sunburst. Handle has abstract decoration in compartments. the decoration comprises, from bottom to top, a branch of flowers; diamond lozenges; monogram H in script; rondel enclosing stylized blossoms. Back of handle similarly decorated but lacking lower three compartments, Laurel Pattern.
CONDITION: Normal wear.
1847 Rogers Brothers. Dinner Fork, ca. 1875. Silver-plate, 7 1/2 x 1 in. (19.1 x 2.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Dr. and Mrs. George Liberman, 87.223.4. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.87.223.4.jpg)
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