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Made by: Unknown

Currently in storage


About this object

The plain handles are gilt. Two plain collars, crudely applied fasten the bowls to the handles. the narrow, deep bowls are covered with a dark blue glaze, at the edge an abstract leaf border in gilt. On the back of one spoon within an oval is painted a bow and quiver in red against the clouds, on the other two gray doves sitting on a branch, molded leaves at the join.

Category:
SILVERWORK
Object name:
Spoon, one of two
Made from:
Silver gilt -- porcelain
Made in:
FRANCE
Date made:
Late 19th c.
Size:
H. 5 3/16 in.
spoon __13.18 CM

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
12.333.2
Class:
SILVER
Signature marks:
NONE
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973