Folding Spoon (France), 1809–19
This is a Folding spoon. It was made by Gavet Coutelier. It is dated 1809–19 and we acquired it in 1985. Its medium is silver, wood, steel. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.
This object was
Eleanor L. Metzenberg.
It is credited
The Robert L. Metzenberg Collection, gift of Eleanor L. Metzenberg.
Its dimensions are
L x W: 21.5 x 4.3 cm (8 7/16 x 1 11/16 in.)
It has the following markings
On back of spoon bowl: hallmark: .950, France 1838.hallmark .950, Paris, 1803-1809 . Moyenne Guarantee, Paris 1809-1819 .illegible makers mark Inside of spoon bowl: Bigorne (criquet?) See: Tardy, SILVER (1981) p.191, 192, 198, 199
Cite this object as
Folding Spoon (France), 1809–19; Made by Gavet Coutelier (France); silver, wood, steel; L x W: 21.5 x 4.3 cm (8 7/16 x 1 11/16 in.); The Robert L. Metzenberg Collection, gift of Eleanor L. Metzenberg; 1985-103-281-e
This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Feeding Desire: Design and the Tools of the Table, 1500-2005.