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Spoon (France), 19th century

This is a Spoon. It was made by Louis-Emile Lecornet. It is dated 19th century and we acquired it in 1909. Its medium is silver, gilt. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Mrs. John Hobart Warren. It is credited Gift of Mrs. John Hobart Warren.

Its dimensions are

L x W x D: 18.4 x 3 x 2.3 cm (7 1/4 x 1 3/16 x 7/8 in.)

It has the following markings

Bowl interior: Minerva head for silver fineness of .800 used from 1838-1973; maker's mark: a diamond shape with two L's in the middle with a symbol resembling a downward-pointed arrow inbetween. Exterior: stamped with Bigorne.

Cite this object as

Spoon (France), 19th century; Made by Louis-Emile Lecornet ; silver, gilt; L x W x D: 18.4 x 3 x 2.3 cm (7 1/4 x 1 3/16 x 7/8 in.); Gift of Mrs. John Hobart Warren; 1909-21-12

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