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; L x W: 19.5 x 4.9 cm (7 11/16 x 1 15/16 in.); 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.