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

Dessert Spoon (France), ca. 1890

This is a dessert spoon. It was manufactured by Charles Victor Gibert. It is dated ca. 1890 and we acquired it in 1996. Its medium is silver. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was purchased from Twentieth Century Silver and fund: Decorative Arts Association Acquisition Fund. It is credited Museum purchase from Smithsonian Institution Collections Acquisition Program, Decorative Arts Association Acquisition, and Sarah Cooper-Hewitt Funds.

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.)

Cite this object as

Dessert Spoon (France), ca. 1890. silver. Museum purchase from Smithsonian Institution Collections Acquisition Program, Decorative Arts Association Acquisition, and Sarah Cooper-Hewitt Funds. 1996-56-17.

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Feeding Desire: Design and the Tools of the Table, 1500-2005.

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