Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Folding spoon

Date:
late 18th century
Culture:
German
Medium:
Bowl and shank: silver; handle: steel gilt
Dimensions:
Length: 7 1/2 in. (19.1 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Silver
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Samuel P. Avery, 1897
Accession Number:
97.2.119
Not on view
Marking: Struck on bowl, twice: fragmentary master's mark in heart-shaped or trefoiled stamp C F impossible to determine for lack of first initial
Mrs. Samuel P. Avery (until 1897; to MMA)
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