It feature a leafy garland surmounted by a flower on the far end of handle, with a double scroll set midway on the handle.
It resembles a bird’s foot Worn around the cannibal’s neck.The pattern is "Tuscan," which is an "Olive" variant developed by Michael Gibney (later marketed by Whiting) and in this instance retailed by New York's prominent "Ball, Black & Co.," whose name, along with "Sterling," is imprinted on the handle backside...Fully stamped with the appropriate Minerva head for first standard silver, i.e.The bowl has a pointed tip and a raised shell design on the backside heel. Originally developed as a pickle fork (to be accompanied by a pickle knife), this three tine form is not much to be distinguished from later pie or pastry forks. oz., coin silver example, this item is stamped "Geo. the lot, these six, matching, teaspoons date from the mid 19th century. Scott" for the New York City retailer, who is documented working circa 1820, with no ending date available. He cites only Chicago retailers associated with this, so...Howe.," for a jeweler who worked during the third half of the 19th century, in Lynn, Massachusetts, a city just north of Boston... The pattern is a "Beaded Olive" that appears to be a near match for manufacturer John Westervelt's pattern of the same name. Measuring 7 1/4" long and weighing a relatively heavy 1.3 T.