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1908

  • Work on this object began.

1927

  • Work on this object ended.

1944

  • We acquired this object.

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Snail Serving Spoon, designed 1908, produced ca. 1915–27

This is a Serving spoon. It was manufactured by Georg Jensen Sølvsmedie. It is dated designed 1908, produced ca. 1915–27 and we acquired it in 1944. Its medium is silver. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

It is credited Gift of Mrs. Neville J. Booker.

Its dimensions are

L x W x D: 19.6 x 5.8 x 2.5 cm (7 11/16 x 2 5/16 x 1 in.)

It has the following markings

On reverse of stem: embossed at handle join: "50" printed above "GEORG JENSEN" stamped inside a cicular mark with "DENMARK STERLING" printed below.

Cite this object as

Snail Serving Spoon, designed 1908, produced ca. 1915–27; Manufactured by Georg Jensen Sølvsmedie (Denmark); Denmark; silver; L x W x D: 19.6 x 5.8 x 2.5 cm (7 11/16 x 2 5/16 x 1 in.); Gift of Mrs. Neville J. Booker; 1944-26-3

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Feeding Desire: Design and the Tools of the Table, 1500-2005.

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