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Jinhyun Jeon (South Korean, born 1981), Studio Jinhyun Jeon (Seoul, South Korea, founded 2012); Dinner Spoon, TSS II, 2016; Edge Bump; Maple; Museum Purchase

 

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2018

0905, Sensory Spoon Touch Sample

This wooden spoon is edged with bumps to tickle the mouth. The handle is tipped with a single bump to stimulate the fingers. This spoon is from Jinhyun Jeon’s Sensory Spoons collection on display in the case across from you. Touch the spoon and imagine how it would change the experience of eating.

  • Dinner Spoon, TSS II, 2016

    Edge Bump A spoon made of maple has small bumps along its interior rim. One small bump appears on the handle tip.

    Jinhyun Jeon (South Korean, born 1981), Studio Jinhyun Jeon (Seoul, South Korea, founded 2012); Maple; Museum purchase

  • Spoon
  • wood, carved.
  • 1957-173-2
  • Spoon (USA), 1978
  • raised, cut, and molded silver.
  • Gift of Aaron Faber Gallery.
  • 1979-60-2

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