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Spoon (possibly Germany), ca. 1600–1700

This is a Spoon. It is dated ca. 1600–1700 and we acquired it in 1985. Its medium is silver. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

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

Its dimensions are

L x W: 19.8 x 5.4 cm (7 13/16 x 2 1/8 in.)

It has the following markings

On handle: Coat of Arms of Amsterdam, I , Amsterdam, 1598 ; Goblet: unidentified maker's mark, 1597 see: Voet, Elias Jr., MERKEN VAN AMSTERDAMSE GOUD EN ZILVERSMEDEN, Den Haag, 1912/66

Cite this object as

Spoon (possibly Germany), ca. 1600–1700; silver; L x W: 19.8 x 5.4 cm (7 13/16 x 2 1/8 in.); The Robert L. Metzenberg Collection, gift of Eleanor L. Metzenberg; 1985-103-244

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