<em>Fish Fork</em>, second half 19th century. Silverplate, 15/16 x 9 9/16 x 2 3/8 in. (2.4 x 24.3 x 6 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Mrs. John H. Livingston, 1996.37.25. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 1996.37.25.jpg)

Fish Fork

Medium: Silverplate

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:second half 19th century

Dimensions: 15/16 x 9 9/16 x 2 3/8 in. (2.4 x 24.3 x 6 cm)


Accession Number: 1996.37.25

Image: 1996.37.25.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Silver-plate fish fork. Shield-shaped fork with five tines; fork pierced across base with comma-shaped holes; fork tapers and arches up to form narrow handle with lobed grip at end. Handle decorated in relief on both top and undersides with foliate and shell forms. Condition: Good; small nicks and scratches all over.

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