Spoon with Lion's Head Spoon
This object was
Eleanor L. Metzenberg.
It is credited
The Robert L. Metzenberg Collection, gift of Eleanor L. Metzenberg.
Its dimensions are
L x W: 19.8 x 4 cm (7 13/16 x 1 9/16 in.)
It has the following markings
On back of bowl:  two crossed swords, "12" between the blades, "D" between the sword handles, horizontal line across swords, stamped (mark for Dresden?) (see: Tardy, Silver, 198, p.36; Dresden, 1730)  "G", stamped (year mark?)  "TM", stamped (maker's mark?)  zigzag line, incised (assayer's test mark)
It is signed
It is inscribed
Cite this object as
Spoon with Lion's Head Spoon; Germany; silver, gold; L x W: 19.8 x 4 cm (7 13/16 x 1 9/16 in.); The Robert L. Metzenberg Collection, gift of Eleanor L. Metzenberg; 1985-103-187
This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Feeding Desire: Design and the Tools of the Table, 1500-2005.