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Spoon

Date:
18th–19th century
Geography:
Attributed to Turkey
Medium:
Tortoise shell, ivory, glass?, brass and coral
Dimensions:
Gr. L. 10-3/16 in. (25.8 cm)
Classification:
Ivories and Bone
Credit Line:
Gift of Ruth Blumka, 1976
Accession Number:
1976.321.2
Not on view
Ruth Blumka, New York (until 1976; gifted to MMA)
Ettinghausen, Richard. Archives of Asian Art. vol. XXXI (1977–1978). p. 139.



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