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Maker: Gorham Manufacturing Company (active Providence, Rhode Island, 1831-present)

Retailer: Bigelow, Kennard & Company (active Boston, Massachusetts)

Date: c. 1885
Medium: Silver, silver gilt, ivory
Fork: 10 in. long
Knife: 11-7/8 in. long
Box: 2-1/4 x 14-5/8 x 7 in.
Markings: On the back of fork, tip: Gorham marks " [lion] [anchor] G/ STERLING/ 607" On back of slice: Gorham marks (very faint) " [lion] [anchor] G/ STERLING/ 607/ 122/38" [scrafito] Metal clasps on box: "G. MFG. CO."
Inscribed: Printed on fabric inside case: "Bigelow, Kennard & Co.,/ Boston"
Credit Line: Gift of Janet Zapata
Object number: 2006.3.1-3