Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Salt or egg spoon (?)

Date:
17th century
Culture:
German
Medium:
Silver, parcel-gilt
Dimensions:
Length: 4 in. (10.2 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Silver
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Samuel P. Avery, 1897
Accession Number:
97.2.115
Not on view
Inscription: Engraved inside bowl: SOLA BONA QUAE HONESTA [trans.: only things of good-report are good]

Mint stamp: H(annover) / B(raunsweig) 1/3 FEIN / SILB(er); SANCT(us) ANDREAS REVIVISCENS; 16/95

Marking: [1] roman capital G in lozenge;
[2] small tree in lozenge

Note: neither possbile to determine
Mrs. Samuel P. Avery (until 1897; to MMA)
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