Salad fork, from a twelve-piece place setting
On View In:
Gallery 300
Artist:   George Washington Maher
Gorham & Co.
Spaulding & Company  
Title:   Salad fork, from a twelve-piece place setting  
Date:   1912  
Medium:   Silver  
Dimensions:   7 x 1 x 13/16 in. (17.78 x 2.54 x 2.06 cm)  
Credit Line:   Gift of funds from the Decorative Arts Council with proceeds from the 2005 Antiques Show and Sale  
Location:   Gallery 300  

Name:   Maher, George Washington  
Role:   Designer  
Nationality:   American  
Life Dates:   American, 1864-1926  
Name:   Gorham & Co.  
Role:   Manufacturer  
Life Dates:   Providence, Rhode Island, 1865-1967  
Name:   Spaulding & Company  
Role:   Retailer  

Object Description  
Inscriptions:   Marks on back of handle, stamped: [SPAULDING & CO. CHICAGO Martelé (eagle)/ (lion) (anchor) G (?)/ 9584]  
Classification:   Metalwork  
Physical Description:   squared-off head; long tines; handle decorated with long-stemmed lilies with two flowers and two buds and EKG monogram  
Creation Place:   , United States, , ,  
Accession #:   2006.68.5  
Owner:   The Minneapolis Institute of Arts