spoon

Description:

Table spoon, silver-plated brass. Egg-shaped bowl with straight transition and fiddle-shaped handle, Transition and handle have a low-relief ridged outline. Scratched overall, tip of bowl is worn. Silver plate is heavily worn, especially on underside of bowl.

Top of handle is engraved in cursive: “NA”

Underside of shank is stamped and illegible mark, followed by: “50”; within a diamond; “CHRISTOFLE”

Maker is Christofle & Company, Paris, France, circa 1830-present.

Date Made: parisca 1852

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: France: Île-de-France, Paris

See more items in: Home and Community Life: Domestic Life, Domestic Furnishings

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Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1986.0531.220Accession Number: 1986.0531Catalog Number: 1986.0531.220

Object Name: Spoon, TablespoonObject Type: cutleryOther Terms: Spoon, Table; Tableware

Physical Description: metal, brass (overall material)metal, silver-plated (overall material)Measurements: overall: 1 1/2 in x 8 1/4 in x 1 3/4 in; 3.81 cm x 20.955 cm x 4.445 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b2-6fdf-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_324012

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