American sterling silver asparagus serving fork in the Maryland pattern, apparently introduced in 1885, but marked Patent 1896.
This attractive and useful serving fork is 9 1/8" long, weighs 05 grams or 3 ozs. Troy and has a period monogram, on the front of the handle: S
Monogrammed as described above, the soft, warm, original finish is present, with no buffing or machine polishing.
The excellent original condition and clear detail, with no removals, repairs or alterations, make this an especially attractive offering