1892 COCKTAIL FORK 6 ½- SET 8pC? The Aesthetic movement from 1860 to 1900 saw, for the first time, designers being recognized and even made famous for their excellent craftsmanship. These artists created furniture, metalwork, textiles, and ceramics characterized by geometric designs, stylized animal, floral, vegetable, and zoomorphic motifs inspired by medieval and Japanese aesthetics. At its heart was the desire to create "art for art's sake" and to exalt taste, the pursuit of beauty, and self-expression over moral expectations and restrictive conformity. A perfect example is the 1847.
Not a whole line of this pattern was made. American old craftsmanship quality material and design.It features an oval seashell-like shaped handle crowned with a crab on top morphing against into a more subdue but no less intricate under the sea scenery, a snail, shells an algae on both sides all along the hold and shapeshifting into a very well detailed crab claw as tines, stunning! Offered this time an SET/8pC COCKTAIL/SEAFOOD FORK 6 ½ a well-built antique estate set in an excellent condition looking hardly used if ever, all stamped. Follow by the little Meriden imprint within a tiny circle. This item is in the category "Antiques\Silver\Silverplate\Flatware & Silverware".
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