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Flatware

Scope note

Culinary utensils that are basically flat, such as forks and spoons, and have no cutting edge, as distinguished from "hollowware," such as drinking vessels and bowls. Sometimes used to embrace all types of flat culinary utensils with or without a cutting edge; however, prefer "cutlery" when referring to culinary utensils with a cutting edge, especially various forms of knives used for food.

This term has 106 records attributed within our system.

Term type

AAT
Object name
Object category

Getty AAT term number

3000199800

Broader Terms used

<culinary equipment by form>

Narrower Terms used

spoons
forks

Created

11yrs ago

Connected records

Spoon

Maker(s)

Metal worker: RR

Spoon

Maker(s)

Metal worker: Unknown

Spoon

Maker(s)

Pewterer: Unknown

Spoon

Maker(s)

Metal worker: Unknown

Spoon

Maker(s)

Metal worker: Unknown

Spoon

Maker(s)

Pewterer: Unknown

Spoon

Maker(s)

Pewterer: Unknown (Possibly)

Spoon

Maker(s)

Pewterer: Unknown

Spoon

Maker(s)

Pewterer: Unknown

Spoon

Maker(s)

Pewterer: S

Spoon

Maker(s)

Pewterer: Unknown

Spoon

Maker(s)

Pewterer: TP

Spoon

Maker(s)

Metal worker: Unidentified

Spoon

Maker(s)

Metal worker: IC

Spoon

Maker(s)

Metal worker: Unidentified

Spoon

Maker(s)

Pewterer: IR

Pair of spoons

Maker(s)

Silversmith: Ladyman, John (Possibly)

Spoon

Maker(s)

Silversmith: Unidentified

Spoon

Maker(s)

Metal worker: Unknown
Carver: Unknown

Spoon

Maker(s)

Silversmith: Unknown
Carver: Unknown

Spoon

Maker(s)

Silversmith: Unknown
Woodworker: Unknown

Spoon

Maker(s)

Silversmith: Unknown
Carver: Unknown

Spoon

Maker(s)

Carver: Unknown

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