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Spoon: NAV.S.15-1933

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Metal worker: IC




Latten (copper alloy); egg-shaped bowl with diamond section stem (stele) terminating in a finial of St. John holding a cup


History note: A.F. de Navarro

Legal notes

A.F. de Navarro Bequest

Measurements and weight

Length: 17.6 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1933) by Navarro, Mary Anderson de, Madame and Navarro, J. M. de, MA


Late 17th Century
Circa 1680 - Circa 1700


The diamond section stele suggests the spoon is early, however, the oval bowl with broad shoulders narrowing towards the front lip suggests the spoon is late 17th century or, possibly, a fake

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People, subjects and objects depicted

Materials used in production

Copper alloy

Identification numbers

Accession number: NAV.S.15-1933
Primary reference Number: 166942
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 7 January 2016 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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