Melon Scoop

Consists of a small, circular bowl soft soldered to a half-round shaft that is fitted into a round, tapered, wooden handle with flat end. No marks.
Currently not on view
Object Name
scoop, melon
date made
late 19th or early 20th century
Physical Description
iron (scoop; shaft material)
tin (scoop; shaft material)
wood (handle material)
overall: 3/4 in x 5 1/4 in x 7/8 in; 1.905 cm x 13.335 cm x 2.2225 cm
place made
United States
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Domestic Furnishings
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Home and Community Life: Domestic Life
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Gift of Kenneth E. Jewett
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