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Oyster Fork, "Game Pattern"

Decorative Arts

On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
MEDIUM Silver-plate
DATES ca. 1885
DIMENSIONS 6 x 5/8 x 7/16 in. (15.2 x 1.7 x 1.1 cm)
MARKINGS WM.ROGERS&SON AA. [engraved] LAWLER'S
COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
ACCESSION NUMBER 1991.144.4
CREDIT LINE Purchased with funds given by Mary Dutton Boehm
CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Oyster fork with three tines, outer tines curved and center tine notched with a scalloped shoulder. Long undecorated neck to handle that flares at midpoint to gently curved end. Dense decoration of four molded fruits and leaves and large frontal bird superimposed on two others with raised conforming ring of beads at crest. Back is undecorated.
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