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Maiden head spoon

Date:
17th century
Culture:
Swiss, Zurich
Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
6 1/2 x 2 in. (16.5 x 5.1 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Silver
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1913
Accession Number:
13.42.143
Not on view
Inscription: (on back, engraved): B H (within wreaths).

Marking: [1] Z, in shield, probably Zurich town mark, though Z is also used for Mannheim, Germany;
[2] indistinct.
George S. Palmer , New York (until 1913; sold to MMA)
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