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Spoon (Netherlands), 1877

This is a Spoon. It was manufactured by J.M. van Kempen and Son, Voorschoten. It is dated 1877. Its medium is silver. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Samuel P. Avery. It is credited Gift of Samuel P. Avery.

Its dimensions are

L x W x D: 18.4 x 5.8 x 4.2 cm (7 1/4 x 2 5/16 x 1 5/8 in.)

It has the following markings

On reverse of stem: Dutch fineness mark for .833 used from 1814-September 1, 1953, date letter for 1877, an ant signifying the French import mark from the decree of June 29, 1893, and a helmeted head and "VK" crowned by a crescent: probably Fa.J.M. VanKempen & Zoon (1858-1924).

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Spoon (Netherlands), 1877; Manufactured by J.M. van Kempen and Son, Voorschoten (Netherlands); silver; L x W x D: 18.4 x 5.8 x 4.2 cm (7 1/4 x 2 5/16 x 1 5/8 in.); Gift of Samuel P. Avery; 1898-6-22

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