"Medallion" olive fork/spoon

1864
Manufactured by Gorham Manufacturing Company (active 1865–1961)


Object Place: Providence, Rhode Island

Dimensions

Overall: 3.3 x 27 cm (1 5/16 x 10 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

2010.1002

Medium or Technique

Silver

On View

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

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Silver flatware

Pattern: Medallion

Markings

Stamped into back of stem: 3 marks: "[lion][anchor][G]"; "STERLING"' "PAT. 1864"

Provenance

2010, year-end gift of V. Stephen Vaughan, Chelsea, MA to the MFA. (Accession date: January 26, 2011)

Credit Line

Gift of V. Stephen Vaughan in memory of his friend, Selma Koss Holtz