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Spoon and fork combination

Date:
17th–19th century
Culture:
Dutch
Medium:
Silver, parcel gilt
Dimensions:
Length: 7 1/2 in. (19.1 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Silver
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Samuel P. Avery, 1897
Accession Number:
97.2.121a, b
Not on view
Inscription: Inscription on back of bowl

Marking: [1] arms of Amsterdam in crowned shield;
[2] Holland lion contourné (sterling mark since 1852/59);
[3] boar's head (import mark since 1852/59).

Location of marks:
[1], [2] on bowl
[3] on stem
Mrs. Samuel P. Avery (until 1897; to MMA)
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