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Spoon and fork combination

Date:
1628/1629
Culture:
Flemish, Antwerp
Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
Length (assembled): 5 7/8 in. (14.9 cm); Length (fork): 5 1/16 in. (12.9 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Silver
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Samuel P. Avery, 1897
Accession Number:
97.2.118a, b
Not on view
Inscription: Incised on back of bowl: E S

Marking: [1] Letter S with crown above it, (Antwerp date letter for 1628/29);
[2] Indecipherable;
[3] A right hand surmounted by a crown (Antwerp town mark).

Location of marks:
All on back of bowl.
Mrs. Samuel P. Avery (until 1897; to MMA)
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