American sterling silver lettuce serving fork in the Verona pattern by Blackinton Silversmiths, later Towle Silversmiths, c.1905. This is an early production Blackinton piece.
Weighing 21 grams, this grape pattern serving fork has gilt tines and is 9 1/8" in length.
Monogrammed on the front of the handle, in ornate, period script OP, the soft, warm, original antique finish is present, with no buffing or machine polishing.
The excellent original condition and clear, crisp detail, with no removals, repairs or alterations, make this an especially attractive offering.