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Spoon (Denmark), ca. 1960

This is a Spoon. It was designed by Simon Lissim and manufactured by S.Sorensen & Son. It is dated ca. 1960 and we acquired it in 1981. Its medium is silver gilt. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was bequest of Simon Lissim. It is credited Bequest of Simon Lissim.

Its dimensions are

cm: L: 18.5 x W: 4.7 x D: 1.9

It has the following markings

Reverse of bowl, stamped: DES BY LISSIM; STERLING; MADE IN; DENMARK; BY; C.SORENSEN & SON; HANDMADE.

Cite this object as

Spoon (Denmark), ca. 1960; Designed by Simon Lissim (American, b. Kiev, Russia, 1900–1981); silver gilt; cm: L: 18.5 x W: 4.7 x D: 1.9; Bequest of Simon Lissim; 1981-37-6

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