Large silver plated dinner fork. Donated to be part of the Becontree Room display.
Large white metal fork with a stem that widens and flattens out and has a scalloped decoration at the tip. The underside is undecorated. The tine and prongs are very long.
J.G. Groves was a manufacturer based at Enterprise Works in Sheffield. The Enterprise Works was inhabited by a number of different tradesmen and manufacturers. The main tenant of the works was a company called THE ROCKINGHAM PLATE & CUTLERY COMPANY which was owned by two brothers called Cyril & Percy Potter. The Works were compulsory purchased by the council in the late fifties, in order to build the St Mary’s ring, but were not demolished until the late sixties
Serving, eating and drinking equipment
Whole length: 188mm
Entry Number 784/17 (1994-03-18)