Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Acorn-top spoon

Date:
first half 17th century
Culture:
German, Strasbourg
Medium:
Silver, parcel-gilt
Dimensions:
Length: 6 3/8 in. (16.2 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Silver
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Samuel P. Avery, 1897
Accession Number:
97.2.63
Not on view
Marking: [1] Escutcheon charged with plain orle surmounted by 2 bendlets, and ensigned with Strassburg lily (Strassburg town mark, 1639–43);
[2] DO in oval (possibly unidentified maker's mark);
[3] Zigzag band (assay master's mark?)
Mrs. Samuel P. Avery (until 1897; to MMA)
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