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Object Name: Table forks (2)
Date: 1853-1869
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Medium: Silver
Dimensions: Each: 8 5/8 × 1 1/8 × 1 3/8 in. (21.9 × 2.9 × 3.5 cm)
Place made: North America, United States, New York
Description: Pair of silver table forks with upturned fiddle thread handles; Beekman family crest, wings addorsed on fess over an armor helmet, engraved on the upsides of the handles; "B" in foliate script engraved on the undersides of the handles; flared shoulders and four curved tines; maker's marks stamped on the undersides of the handles.
Credit Line: Permanent Loan of the Beekman Family Association
Object Number: 1950.114ab
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Marks: engraved: on the underside of the handles: "B" in foliate script stamped: on the undersides of the stems: "J" in a circle, star in a circle, "P" in a circle beside, "TIFFANY & Co. STERLING"

Provenance:

New-York Historical Society