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SPOON FROM CHEST

Made by: Unknown

Currently in storage


About this object

A small silver spoon with a plain bowl. The handle has a ridge running down the center. The end is rounded and plain.

Category:
woodwork
Object name:
SPOON FROM CHEST
Made from:
Silver
Made in:
Paris, France
Date made:
ca. 1786
Size:
9.8 cm (3 7/8 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
34.52.7
Class:
WOOD
Signature marks:
MARK Crowned P (Paris Warden's mark for 1786); Crossed L's (the charge mark for the Fermier-General Henry Clavel, 1783-89); Bird's head facing L (Henry Clavel's discharge mark, 1783-89); An illegible maker's mark
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973
Displayed in exhibition:
Perfume and Seduction