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Spoon (Netherlands), ca. 1740–60

This is a Spoon. It is dated ca. 1740–60 and we acquired it in 1903. Its medium is silver. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Samuel P. Avery. It is credited Gift of Samuel P. Avery.

Its dimensions are

L x W x D: 18.4 x 4.5 x 1.7 cm (7 1/4 x 1 3/4 x 11/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Engraved with armorials, supporters, and the name "Willoughby de Eresby 1779"

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Spoon (Netherlands), ca. 1740–60; silver; L x W x D: 18.4 x 4.5 x 1.7 cm (7 1/4 x 1 3/4 x 11/16 in.); Gift of Samuel P. Avery; 1903-1-33

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Feeding Desire: Design and the Tools of the Table, 1500-2005.

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