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Spoon: O.222-1946

Object information

Maker(s)

Unknown (Maker)

Description

Spoon. Bronze. Koryo Dynasty. This petal-shaped spoon has a curved handle with a lotus-bud terminal. Its black surface is patinated in places.

Notes

History note: Unknown before testator

Legal notes

Bequeathed by O.C. Raphael, 1941, received and accessioned by Fitzwilliam Museum 1946

Measurements and weight

Length: 24.2 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1946) by Raphael, Oscar C.

Dating

Koryo Dynasty
13th Century
14th Century
Circa 1200 - 1400

Components of the work

Spoon Bowl Length 8.5 cm Width 3.0 cm

Materials used in production

Bronze

Techniques used in production

Patinating : Bronze, with black patination

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: O.222-1946
Primary reference Number: 16576
Stable URI

Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 3 March 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Applied Arts

Citation for print

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2022) "Spoon" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/16576 Accessed: 2022-07-04 23:22:32

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