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Coronation spoon

Designer:
Archibald Knox (British, 1864–1933)
Manufacturer:
Liberty & Co. (British, founded London, 1875)
Date:
1902
Medium:
Silver and enamel
Dimensions:
L. 8 inches (20.3 cm.)
Classification:
Metalwork-Silver
Credit Line:
Purchase, Andrew J. Crispo Gift, 1979
Accession Number:
1979.69
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 556
[Carol Ferranti, New York, by 1976–79; sold to MMA]

Wilmington. Delaware Art Museum. "The Pre-Raphaelite Era 1848–1914," April 12–June 6, 1976, no. 8-33 (as "Coronation souvenir spoon," lent by Carol Ferranti, New York).

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Curators' Choice: Museum Purchases under $5,000," January 26–May 30, 1982, no catalogue.

Baltimore. Walters Art Gallery. "Art Nouveau to Art Moderne: Twentieth-Century Decorative Arts from The Metropolitan Museum of Art," March 2–April 28, 1985, no catalogue.

Raleigh. North Carolina Museum of Art. "Art Nouveau to Art Moderne: Twentieth-Century Decorative Arts from The Metropolitan Museum of Art," June 22–August 11, 1985, not in brochure.

Shirley Bury in Liberty's 1875–1975. Ed. Shirley Bury. Exh. cat., Victoria and Albert Museum. London, 1975, p. 58, no. D81-C, ill. (collection Liberty & Company, London).

Rowland and Betty Elzea. The Pre-Raphaelite Era 1848–1914. Exh. cat., Delaware Art Museum. Wilmington, 1976, pp. 194–95, no. 8-33, ill.

Penelope Hunter-Stiebel. "The Decorative Arts of the Twentieth Century." Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin 37 (Winter 1979–1980), p. 11, ill. (color).

Victor Arwas. Art Nouveau from Mackintosh to Liberty: The Birth of a Style. London, 2000, ill. p. 116 (color) (Collection Victor and Gretha Arwas, London).



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