1847 Rogers Brothers. <em>Fork, Assyrian Head Pattern</em>, Patented 1886. Silverplate, 6 1/4 x 5/8 x 1/4 in. (15.9 x 1.6 x 0.6 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Joseph V. Garry, 88.104.4. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 88.104.4_PS2.jpg)

Fork, Assyrian Head Pattern

Artist:1847 Rogers Brothers

Medium: Silverplate

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:Patented 1886

Dimensions: 6 1/4 x 5/8 x 1/4 in. (15.9 x 1.6 x 0.6 cm)


Museum Location: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor

Accession Number: 88.104.4

Image: 88.104.4_PS2.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Cocktail fork with three tines. Right outer tine is broader than other two and has a notched point. The bottom half of the stem is decorated with evenly spaced diagonal striations. The upper part of the handle which flares out to a rounded head is decorated with a dense scrolling ornament topped by a full-faced female head with a necklace and tall flared headdress, Assyrian Head Pattern. Condition: Good; normal wear.

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