Ornate serving fork
Imposing serving fork, silver plated three prong head with engraved floral and scroll decoration, polished ivory handle; antique English Victorian, late 19th century.
Condition: in fine condition
Aesthetic style was very popular in the 1870s and 1880s. The homewares in Aesthetic fashion were elegantly designed and useful; the decoration had to be aesthetic, which meant elegant, tasteful and not garish. Design elements were inspired by the imports of ceramics, lacquer furniture and fabrics from the Far East.
- 21 cm
How to care
Wash all silver and silver plated items in warm soapy water with soft sponge, do not scrub; dry thoroughly before storing, to keep the plating last long.