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Die, Forming

Description

Rectangular flatware forming die used in drop hammer casting by the Kirk-Stieff Company, established in Baltimore, Maryland, in 1979. This die is in the shape of a ladle with sea shell design on the bowl and on the tip of the handle.

Date

1973

Materials

Steel

Dimensions

4.25 H x 2.875 W x 9.75 D inches

Resource ID

10820

Notes

Engraved with "M.Y.A. / OIL / 6-1-73" on one side.

Credit Line

Gift of Lenox Incorporated

Digital Publisher

Digital resource provided by the Maryland Center for History and Culture

Rights

This digital image is made available here for private study, scholarship, and research. Commercial and other uses are prohibited without the permission of the Maryland Center for History and Culture. For more information, visit the MCHC’s Reproductions and Permissions web page.