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Maiden head spoon

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

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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