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Salad Fork, Gold Tip Pattern

Decorative Arts

MEDIUM Silver
DATES 1952
DIMENSIONS 1 x 9 1/8 x 2 3/8 in. (2.5 x 23.2 x 6 cm)  (show scale)
MARKINGS Impressed on underside of handle near fork: "GORHAM / STERLING" in rectangle; "&"; and "18K" in rectangle
COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
ACCESSION NUMBER 2000.6.12
CREDIT LINE 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
RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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CAPTION Gorham Manufacturing Company (founded 1865). 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
IMAGE group, fork and spoon, 2000.6.12_cropped.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2004
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CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION 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.
RECORD COMPLETENESS Good (74%)
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