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Traveling Spoon Spoon, mid–late 18th century

This is a Spoon. It is dated mid–late 18th century and we acquired it in 1985. Its medium is silver, brass (under silver overlay). 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: 18.4 x 4.1 cm (7 1/4 x 1 5/8 in.)

It has the following markings

On back of neck: MZ

Cite this object as

Traveling Spoon Spoon, mid–late 18th century; silver, brass (under silver overlay); L x W: 18.4 x 4.1 cm (7 1/4 x 1 5/8 in.); The Robert L. Metzenberg Collection, gift of Eleanor L. Metzenberg; 1985-103-272

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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