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Oyster Fork, "Owl Pattern"

Decorative Arts

On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
MEDIUM Silver-plate
DATES ca. 1885
DIMENSIONS 6 1/16 x 5/8 x 7/16 in. (15.4 x 1.7 x 1.1 cm)
MARKINGS 1947 ROGERS BROS. A1 *
COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
ACCESSION NUMBER 1991.144.3
CREDIT LINE Purchased with funds given by Mary Dutton Boehm
CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Oyster fork with standard three tines, proper right notched. Thin neck leads to squared, twisted midsection. Handle flares at last third to flattened top and rounded shoulders, decorated with abstract symmetrical floral motif, and four superimposed, graduated abstracted feathers and frontal faced owl at crest on a stippled ground. Back is undecorated.
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