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Figure-top spoon

Date:
second half 16th century
Culture:
possibly Southern German
Medium:
Silver, parcel-gilt (?)
Dimensions:
Length: 5 3/8 in. (13.7 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Silver
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Samuel P. Avery, 1897
Accession Number:
97.2.210
Not on view
Marking: [1] Roman capital F in long shield
[2] S F in shield (?)
[3] crowned shield with illegible device; also punch of dolphin naiant (Dutch import stamp for silver)
Mrs. Samuel P. Avery (until 1897; to MMA)
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