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Object Name: Child's fork and spoon
Date: ca. 1840 - 1855
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Medium: Silver
Dimensions: Part (spoon): 6 5/8 x 1 1/4 x 3/4 in. (16.8 x 3.2 x 1.9 cm) Part (fork): 6 1/4 x 3/4 x 5/8 in. (15.9 x 1.9 x 1.6 cm)
Place made: North America, United States, New York
Description: silver child's fork and spoon with pointed handles, cast in vertical halves, with c-scrolls and trefoil decoration and the engraved initals, "V S O" in script; molded handle sockets fitted with chamfered stems; spoon with squared shoulders and a pointed oval bowl; fork with a pierced bowl and four tines; maker's mark stamped on the underside of the bowl.
Credit Line: Gift of M. F. Savage
Object Number: 1925.96ab
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Marks: engraved: on the handles: "V S O" in script stamped: on the underside of the spoon bowl: "A. C" in a rectangle