On View: Decorative Art, Schenck Gallery, 4th Floor
length: 4 1/2 in. (11.4 cm); diameter: 2 1/2 in. (6.4 cm) (show scale)
Unidentified silversmith's mark on back of bowl.
Unidentified mark in shield on base of handle.
Gift of Bruce F. Woodbury
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Spoon, mid-17th century. Silver, length: 4 1/2 in. (11.4 cm); diameter: 2 1/2 in. (6.4 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Bruce F. Woodbury, 79.29.2. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 79.29.2_bw.jpg)
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Deep circular bowl with short tapering handle; pierced crown finial. Cast ornament of female bust on handle, near juncture with bowl. Engraved decoration on bowl near juncture with handle: Maltese cross in circle.
CONDITION - Scratches and some dents on bowl. Broken and re-soldered between bowl and handle.
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