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Spoon (probably France), ca. 1750

This is a spoon. It is dated ca. 1750 and we acquired it in 1985. Its medium is ivory. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Eleanor L. Metzenberg and catalogued by S. Wilmering. It is credited The Robert L. Metzenberg Collection, gift of Eleanor L. Metzenberg.

Its dimensions are

L x W: 19.4 x 4 cm (7 5/8 x 1 9/16 in.)

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Spoon (probably France), ca. 1750; ivory; L x W: 19.4 x 4 cm (7 5/8 x 1 9/16 in.); The Robert L. Metzenberg Collection, gift of Eleanor L. Metzenberg; 1985-103-196

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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