Fork, Assyrian Head Pattern
Decorative Arts and Design
On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
6 1/4 x 5/8 x 1/4 in. (15.9 x 1.6 x 0.6 cm) (show scale)
Stamped on back: "(star) ROGERS & BRO A1"
Gift of Joseph V. Garry
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.
1847 Rogers Brothers. Fork, Assyrian Head Pattern, 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)
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