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Venetian Salad Serving Spoon

This is a Salad serving spoon. It was manufactured by Reed & Barton. It is dated ca. 1880–85 and we acquired it in 2006. Its medium is silver-plated cast metal. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Historical Design Inc.. It is credited Gift of Historical Design Inc..

  • Necklace
  • bent silver wire.
  • The Susan Grant Lewin Collection, Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum.
  • 2016-34-116

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 23.5 x 6 x 2.8 cm (9 1/4 x 2 3/8 x 1 1/8 in.)

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Venetian Salad Serving Spoon; Manufactured by Reed & Barton (United States); USA; silver-plated cast metal; H x W x D: 23.5 x 6 x 2.8 cm (9 1/4 x 2 3/8 x 1 1/8 in.); Gift of Historical Design Inc.; 2006-30-2

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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