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Each three-pronged fork, forged from a single piece, has a flattened stem and a ridged, Hanoverian terminus.

Inscription

ARMORIALS: engraved on back of stem of each, an unidentified crest: (a boar's head erased and erect) INSCRIPTIONS: engraved on back of each, "SMG".

Marks

On back of stem of each, maker's mark HA (Grimwade 942); lion's head erased; date letter H; Britannia

Provenance

Anonymous Gift to the MFA in Memory of Charlotte Beebe Wilbour (1833-1914). (Accession Date: March 2, 1933).

Credit Line

Anonymous gift in memory of Charlotte Beebe Wilbour (1833-1914)

English (London), 1723–24

Object Place

London, England

Dimensions

L. 20 cm (7 7/8 in.); W. 2.3 cm (7/8 in.); Weight: 70.9 gm (2 oz 6 dwt)

Accession Number

33.278

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver