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Spoon

Date:
second half 19th century
Geography:
Attributed to Turkey
Medium:
Silver, parcel-gilt
Dimensions:
L. 8 1/2 in. (21.6 cm)
Classification:
Metal
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Samuel P. Avery, 1897
Accession Number:
97.2.29
Not on view
Marking: On handle, tughra with Arabic characters, as used afer 1860 (Beuque, 1925, no. 2932), and on bowl. See catalogue card for transcription.
Mrs. Samuel P. Avery, New York (until 1897; gifted to MMA)
Bates, Ülkü. Re-Orientations: Islamic Art and the West in the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries. New York, 2008. no. 23, pp. 76–78, ill.



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