Spoon (France), mid-19th century
This object was
Mrs. John Hobart Warren.
It is credited
Gift of Mrs. John Hobart Warren.
Its dimensions are
L x W x D: 179 x 2.8 x 2.2 cm (5 ft. 10 1/2 in. x 1 1/8 in. x 7/8 in.)
It has the following markings
In bowl interior: Minerva head indicating a fineness of .950 introduced on May 10, 1838. On exterior : Bigornes countermark introduced after 1838, also an obscured maker's mark. Reverse of stem: maker's mark: a diamond with a star above and below "NV", and another Minerva head.
Cite this object as
Spoon (France), mid-19th century; Made by Nicolas Vautrin ; silver; L x W x D: 179 x 2.8 x 2.2 cm (5 ft. 10 1/2 in. x 1 1/8 in. x 7/8 in.); Gift of Mrs. John Hobart Warren; 1909-21-4