Chrysanthemum lettuce fork

about 1900
Manufactured by William B. Durgin Company (active 1853–1905)

Object Place: Concord, New Hampshire


Overall: 22.2 cm (8 3/4 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Silver-gilt with white and green enamel

On View

Robert P. and Carol T. Henderson Gallery (Gallery 228)




Silver flatware


Sold at Christie’s New York, January 17, 2008 as “Property from a personal Collection of American Aesthetic movement Silver,” purchased by the MFA.

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by the Marion E. Davis Fund and by exchange from a Gift of S. Richard Fuller in memory of his wife, Lucy Derby Fuller, Bequest of Katharine Lane Weems, Gift of Mary W. Bartol, John W. Bartol, and Abigail W. Clark, American Decorative Arts Curator's Fund, funds donated anonymously in honor of Catherine Anderson, The John Pickering Lyman Collection-Gift of Miss Theodora Lyman, and an anonymous gift