spoon

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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.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Spoon, Table
spoon
Object Type
cutlery
Other Terms
Spoon, Table; Tableware
date made
paris
ca 1852
place made
France: Île-de-France, Paris
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
ID Number
1986.0531.220
accession number
1986.0531
catalog number
1986.0531.220
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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