Salad Fork, Gold Tip Pattern
1 x 9 1/8 x 2 3/8 in. (2.5 x 23.2 x 6 cm) (show scale)
Impressed on underside of handle near fork: "GORHAM / STERLING" in rectangle; "&"; and "18K" in rectangle
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Gift in memory of Harry and Marian R. Lipton presented on behalf of their great-grandchildren, Elissa H. Samet, Brandon R. Derringer, Jeremy A. Derringer, and Justin M. Derringer
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Gorham Manufacturing Company (1865-1961). Salad Fork, Gold Tip Pattern, 1952. Silver, 1 x 9 1/8 x 2 3/8 in. (2.5 x 23.2 x 6 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift in memory of Harry and Marian R. Lipton presented on behalf of their great-grandchildren, Elissa H. Samet, Brandon R. Derringer, Jeremy A. Derringer, and Justin M. Derringer, 2000.6.12. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 2000.6.12_cropped.jpg)
group, fork and spoon, 2000.6.12_cropped.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2004
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Silver salad fork with gilded accent, "Gold Tip" pattern. Tulip-shaped fork, slightly bowled, with three wide prongs; continuous flat band handle that widens toward end; tip is molded into a scroll and gilded; handle incised with horizontal lines at both ends.
Condition: Good; light scratching with some tarnish.
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