Spoon (Germany), ca. 1600–1630
Its dimensions are
L x W: 19.5 x 4.9 cm (7 11/16 x 1 15/16 in.)
It has the following markings
On inside of spoonbowl: "N" in a round shape, partly overstruck by a maker's mark of crowned shield (inside of shield obscured).
Cite this object as
Spoon (Germany), ca. 1600–1630. carved coral, cast and chased gilt silver. The Robert L. Metzenberg Collection, gift of Eleanor L. Metzenberg. 1985-103-82.
This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Feeding Desire: Design and the Tools of the Table, 1500-2005.