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Spoon (France), 19th century

This is a spoon. It was made by Phillipe Berthier. It is dated 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: 19 x 2.9 x 2.1 cm (7 1/2 x 1 1/8 x 13/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Bowl interior: Minerva head for silver fineness of .950 used after 1838. Exterior and opposite side of stem: countermark Bigorne used post 1838. Interior: maker's mark, "PB" with a symbol inbetween letters, and a Minerva head.

It is inscribed

On underside of crusher, engraved: A.B.C.

Cite this object as

Spoon (France), 19th century; Made by Phillipe Berthier ; silver; L x W x D: 19 x 2.9 x 2.1 cm (7 1/2 x 1 1/8 x 13/16 in.); Gift of Mrs. John Hobart Warren; 1909-21-7

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