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T&E FOR MATERIALS
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  • FORK, LUNCHEON

  • CATEGORY: T&E FOR MATERIALS
  • MEASUREMENTS: 7 3/8"L
  • DATE MADE:

Description

Luncheon fork. Sterling. Fiddleback. Engraved in script on back: "Allen." Stamped on neck: [P][*][S] and "E. A. Tyler/ N.O."


Provenance

Belonged to the family of A.C. and J. K. Allen, founders of Houston, Texas. Card states 1850s Galveston and New Orleans newspapers have advertisements for "E. A. Tyler, Silversmith, N.O."

  • ASSOCIATED INDIVIDUAL: Allen, A.C. and J.K. Allen
  • CREDIT LINE: Edbon, Claire Allen


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