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Dessert spoon with chameleon capturing a fly on a fern frond.

This is a dessert spoon from France. It is dated ca. 1890 and we acquired it in 1996. Museum purchase from Smithsonian Institution Collections Acquisition Program, Decorative Arts Association Acquisition, and Sarah Cooper-Hewitt Funds.

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Its dimensions are

L x W x D: 19.6 x 3.8 x 2.6 cm (7 11/16 x 1 1/2 x 1 in.)

This object was manufactured by Charles Victor Gibert

This object was fund: Decorative Arts Association Acquisition Fund and purchased from Twentieth Century Silver

This and 59 other objects are a part of a set whose first object is Dessert Service And Case (France), ca. 1890.

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