Nut Spoon

Arts and Crafts style spoon made from a single piece of sheet copper with shallow, circular, raised bowl and wide, flared handle ending in a square-cornered terminal pierced with a rectangular design of a stylized floral or leafy sprig. Plain edges. Back of handle struck with monogram of the Handicraft Guild of Minnesota.
Maker is the Handicraft Guild of Minneapolis, MN; in operation, 1904-1918 (founded in 1904; incorporated in 1905). Pierced design by Ernest Batchelder (1875-1957), who taught at the Guild, 1904-1909.
Currently not on view
Object Name
spoon, nut
date made
ca 1910
Handicraft Guild of Minneapolis
Physical Description
copper (overall material)
overall: 1 in x 8 5/8 in x 3 in; 2.54 cm x 21.9075 cm x 7.62 cm
place made
United States: Minnesota, Minneapolis
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Domestic Furnishings
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Home and Community Life: Domestic Life
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
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