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"Coronation" Presentation Spoon, 1901

This is a Presentation spoon. It was designed by Archibald Knox and produced by Liberty & Company. It is dated 1901 and we acquired it in 1996. Its medium is cast, chased, and enameled silver. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

It is credited Museum purchase from Smithsonian Institution Collections Acquisition Program and Sarah Cooper-Hewitt Funds in honor of David Revere McFadden.

Its dimensions are

cm: L: 20.5 x W: 7.8 (at widest)

It has the following markings

On shaft stamped: Liberty + Co., Birmingham 1901/ CYMRIC"; "Ro391478"

Cite this object as

"Coronation" Presentation Spoon, 1901; Designed by Archibald Knox (British, 1864 - 1933); England; cast, chased, and enameled silver; cm: L: 20.5 x W: 7.8 (at widest); Museum purchase from Smithsonian Institution Collections Acquisition Program and Sarah Cooper-Hewitt Funds in honor of David Revere McFadden; 1996-17-1

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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