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This and 59 other objects are a part of a set whose first object is Dessert Service And Case (France).

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Dessert Spoon (France), ca. 1890

This is a Dessert spoon. It is dated ca. 1890 and we acquired it in 1996. Its medium is cast and chased silver. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

It is credited Museum purchase from Smithsonian Institution Collections Acquisition Program, Decorative Arts Association Acquisition, and Sarah Cooper-Hewitt Funds.

Our curators have highlighted 2 objects that are related to this one.

  • Cake Saw (USA), 1870s
  • cut, engraved and stamped silver.
  • Museum purchase from General Acquisitions Endowment Fund.
  • 2011-7-1

Its dimensions are

L x W x D: 19.4 x 3.8 x 2.3 cm (7 5/8 x 1 1/2 x 7/8 in.)

Cite this object as

Dessert Spoon (France), ca. 1890; cast and chased silver; L x W x D: 19.4 x 3.8 x 2.3 cm (7 5/8 x 1 1/2 x 7/8 in.); Museum purchase from Smithsonian Institution Collections Acquisition Program, Decorative Arts Association Acquisition, and Sarah Cooper-Hewitt Funds; 1996-56-5

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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