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Folding spoon

Probably by Johann Adam Boller (ca. 1706)
early 18th century
German, Frankfurt
Nielloed steel with silver and gold inlays
Length: 7 1/2 in. (19.1 cm)
Metalwork-Silver In Combination
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Samuel P. Avery, 1897
Accession Number:
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 533
The handle is of nielloed steel with silver and gold inlays.
Marking: Repeated: I.A.B. in oblong ellipse (maker's mark for Johann Adam Boller, ca. 1706, Frankfurt-am-Main)
Mrs. Samuel P. Avery (until 1897; to MMA)
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