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Serving Spoon (USA), ca. 1875

This is a serving spoon. It was manufactured by Whiting Manufacturing. Co.. It is dated ca. 1875 and we acquired it in 1995. Its medium is silver. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

It is credited Museum purchase from Decorative Arts Association Acquisition Fund.

Its dimensions are

L x W x D: 22.5 x 5.2 x 3.5 cm (8 7/8 x 2 1/16 x 1 3/8 in.)

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Serving Spoon (USA), ca. 1875; Manufactured by Whiting Manufacturing. Co. ; silver; L x W x D: 22.5 x 5.2 x 3.5 cm (8 7/8 x 2 1/16 x 1 3/8 in.); Museum purchase from Decorative Arts Association Acquisition Fund; 1995-148-3

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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