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1905

  • Work on this object began.

1925

  • Work on this object ended.

1994

  • We acquired this object.

2015

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Spoon (Netherlands), ca. 1910–20

This is a spoon. It was produced by A.F. Cral and manufactured by J.M. van Kempen and Son, Voorschoten. It is dated ca. 1910–20 and we acquired it in 1994. Its medium is silver. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Mr. Justin G. Schiller. It is credited Gift of Justin G. Schiller.

Its dimensions are

cm: L: 12 x W: 2.6

It has the following markings

On reverse of bowl, impressed: "VK", a symbol representing silver fineness .833. On reverse of handle, stamped: "14."

Cite this object as

Spoon (Netherlands), ca. 1910–20; Manufactured by J.M. van Kempen and Son, Voorschoten (Netherlands); silver; cm: L: 12 x W: 2.6; Gift of Justin G. Schiller; 1994-66-23

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