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Directory: Antiques: Decorative Art: Metals: Silver: Sterling: Pre 1900: Item # 23768

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Kensington House Antiques
Kensington
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Whiting Sterling "Dresden" Lettuce Fork
Lovely sterling silver lettuce fork in Whiting's 1896 "Dresden" pattern. The ornate design of flowers and shells compliments the elegant shape of the piece.

Iceberg lettuce, developed at the end of the 19th century, was the first leafy vegetable that would keep long enough to be transported from farms to larger cities. Consequently, lettuce was a very elegant and costly food at formal dinners.

Origin: America, c. 1900. Condition: excellent, no monogram. Size: 9-1/4".



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