Art/ Collection/ Art Object
{{img.publicCaption}}

Spoon

Date:
5th–6th century
Geography:
Made in Syria
Culture:
Byzantine
Medium:
Silver, niello
Dimensions:
Overall: 9 1/16 x 1 9/16 x 1 1/8 in. (23 x 4 x 2.8 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Silver
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1965
Accession Number:
65.87
Not on view
Inscription: (in niello on upper face of square section)
[ Edward Safani Gallery, Archaeological Works of Art, Paris and New York(sold 1965)]
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Patterns of Collecting," December 6, 1975–March 23, 1976.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Notable Acquisitions (Metropolitan Museum of Art) no. 1965/1975 (1975). p. 157.



Related Objects

The Attarouthi Treasure

Date: 500–650 Medium: Silver, silver-gilt Accession: 1986.3.1–.15 On view in:Gallery 300

The Attarouthi Treasure - Chalice

Date: 500–650 Medium: Silver and gilded silver Accession: 1986.3.3 On view in:Gallery 300

Gold and Niello Bracelet

Date: 5th–6th century Medium: Gold, niello Accession: 17.190.2054 On view in:Gallery 301

The Attarouthi Treasure - Silver Dove

Date: 500–650 Medium: Silver Accession: 1986.3.15 On view in:Gallery 300

The Attarouthi Treasure - Wine Strainer

Date: 500–650 Medium: Silver Accession: 1986.3.14 On view in:Gallery 300