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Contempora Spoon, before 1928

This is a Spoon. It was designed by Eliel Saarinen. It is dated before 1928 and we acquired it in 1993. Its medium is sterling silver. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

It is credited Gift of Daniel Morris and Denis Gallion.

Its dimensions are

cm: L: 16.3 x W: 5.5

It has the following markings

On reverse of shaft, stamped: "STERLING" and a line of joined rectangle, circle, and diamond shapes.

Cite this object as

Contempora Spoon, before 1928; Designed by Eliel Saarinen (Finnish, 1873–1950); USA; sterling silver; cm: L: 16.3 x W: 5.5; Gift of Daniel Morris and Denis Gallion; 1993-134-27

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