Dinner fork, part of a matching set (see 1986.0531.047 knife). Two-tined dinner fork with baluster stem. Tines, stem, and tang are one piece. Horn scales are riveted to the top and bottom of the tang with brass pins to form a tapered block handle with chamfered edges and blunt butt. Tines are discolored and scratched, horn is cracked and chipped around edges. No mark.
Blade of accompanying knife is stamped: “SANDERSON/SHEARSTEEL”
Maker is possibly the Sanderson Brothers, active ca 1829-[unknown] in Sheffield, England.
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