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Ice Cream Spoon (France), late 19th century

This is a Ice cream spoon. It is dated late 19th century and we acquired it in 1957. Its medium is silver, gilding. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Anonymous. It is credited Gift of Anonymous Donor.

Its dimensions are

L x W x D: 13.5 x 3.5 x 1.8 cm (5 5/16 x 1 3/8 x 11/16 in.)

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Ice Cream Spoon (France), late 19th century; silver, gilding; L x W x D: 13.5 x 3.5 x 1.8 cm (5 5/16 x 1 3/8 x 11/16 in.); Gift of Anonymous Donor; 1957-61-60-a

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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