Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History



  • Spoon, Julio–Claudian, first half of 1st century a.d.
    Roman
    Rock crystal and silver; Overall 7 3/8 x 3 1/8 in. (18.8 x 7.9 cm)
    Purchase, The Concordia Foundation Gift, 2000 (2000.1)

    The spoon, partly on account of its size and shape, partly because of the rock crystal and silver, is best seen as a luxury item, meant to adorn the toilet box of a rich Roman matron.

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  • Spoon, Julio-Claudian, first half of 1st century A.D.
    Roman
    Rock crystal and silver; Overall 7 3/8 x 3 1/8 in. (18.8 x 7.9 cm)
    Purchase, The Concordia Foundation Gift, 2000 (2000.1)


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