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Salt spoon

Maker:
Charles Christofle
Date:
second half 19th century
Culture:
French
Medium:
Silver, parcel gilt
Dimensions:
L. 3-1/2 in. (8.9 cm.)
Classification:
Metalwork-Silver
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Samuel P. Avery, 1897
Accession Number:
97.2.238
Not on view
Marking: [1] C C, a pair of scales, 2 stars above, one in the center, a bee below, in lozenge within a square (maker's mark)
[2] in oblong cartouche, CHRISTOFLE
Mrs. Samuel P. Avery (until 1897; to MMA)
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