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Spoon: NAV.S.27-1933

Object information

Maker(s)

Unknown (Metal worker)

Description

Latten (copper alloy); fig-shapedl bowl with a narrow stem (stele) of lozenge section, which tapers towards a small ball-shaped finial

Notes

History note: A.F. de Navarro

Legal notes

A.F. de Navarro Bequest

Measurements and weight

Length: 14.5 cm

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Late 19th-early 20th Century
Circa 1880 CE - Circa 1910 CE

Note

The spoon is unusually heavy and cast, so is probably a copy of a 13th or 14th century ball knop spoon

School or Style

English

Materials used in production

Copper alloy

Identification numbers

Accession number: NAV.S.27-1933
Primary reference Number: 166960
Stable URI

Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 10 August 2015 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/166960 Accessed: 2022-07-03 03:40:26

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