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Spoon (France), mid-19th century

This is a Spoon. It was made by Francois-Julien Doyen. It is dated mid-19th century and we acquired it in 1909. Its medium is silver. 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: 16.6 x 2.9 x 2 cm (6 9/16 x 1 1/8 x 13/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Bowl interior: Minerva head for silver fineness of .950 used from 1838-1973; stamped with Bigorne and maker's mark: a diamond shape with "JD" in the center, a small circle in the upper region, an unknown symbol resembling a mushroom in the lower region.

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Spoon (France), mid-19th century; Made by Francois-Julien Doyen ; silver; L x W x D: 16.6 x 2.9 x 2 cm (6 9/16 x 1 1/8 x 13/16 in.); Gift of Mrs. John Hobart Warren; 1909-21-18

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