- CATEGORY: T&E FOR MATERIALS
- MEASUREMENTS: 6 7/8"L
- DATE MADE:
Dessert fork. Sterling. Fiddleback. Engraved in script on back: "Allen." Stamped on neck: "E. A. Tyler/ N.O." No hallmarks.
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