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Pickle Fork

Decorative Arts and Design

On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
MEDIUM Silver plate
DATES 1860s
DIMENSIONS 6 3/4 x 3/4 in. (17.1 x 1.9 cm)  (show scale)
MARKINGS On back of stem: "1847 ROGERS. BROS. A1"
SIGNATURE no signature
INSCRIPTIONS no inscriptions
CREDIT LINE Gift of Dr. and Mrs. George Liberman
CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Long-handled fork with slightly flaring small tines and rounded shoulder above which is a long straight stem flaring to rounded handle with truncated midrib. Engraved: "Maggie" in gothic letters. Pattern Antique. A colonial revival pattern in a modern form. Condition: Silver plate worn throughout.
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
CAPTION 1847 Rogers Brothers. Pickle Fork, 1860s. Silver plate, 6 3/4 x 3/4 in. (17.1 x 1.9 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Dr. and Mrs. George Liberman, 87.223.5. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 87.223.5_PS2.jpg)
IMAGE overall, 87.223.5_PS2.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2008
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