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Fork, from pair of salad servers

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The long-handled serving piece has a hammered inner bowl and planished exterior; the fork has been shaped into a form that complements the spoon and displays added piercing. The straight-sided broad rosewood handle narrows toward a blunt downturned tip. The handle is joined to the bowl with a...

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Inscription

None.

Marks

On back of fork is the oval mark "SPRATLING / SILVER" in raised, sans-serif letters.

Provenance

Purchased by Mymie Graham while living in Mexico City circa 1945 and given to the donors in 1999; presented by them to the Museum in 2000.

Credit Line

Gift of Will and Alexandra Watkins in honor of Mymie Worrell Graham

about 1945

Object Place

Taxco, Mexico

Dimensions

5.71 x 32.38 cm (2 1/4 x 12 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

2000.793.2

Medium or Technique

Silver and rosewood

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Silver flatware