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Coffee Spoon

Decorative Arts

On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
MEDIUM Gilt silver
DATES ca. 1890
DIMENSIONS 4 x 3/4 x 1/2 in. (10.2 x 1.9 x 1.3 cm)  (show scale)
MARKINGS On reverse of stem: "eagle in shield"; "R in shield"; "lion rampant in shield"; "STERLING"
SIGNATURE no signature
INSCRIPTIONS no inscriptions
COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
CREDIT LINE Gift of Dr. and Mrs. George Liberman
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CAPTION Reed & Barton (American, 1840-present). Coffee Spoon, ca. 1890. Gilt silver, 4 x 3/4 x 1/2 in. (10.2 x 1.9 x 1.3 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Dr. and Mrs. George Liberman, 1993.207.7. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 1993.207.7_PS2.jpg)
IMAGE overall, 1993.207.7_PS2.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2008
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CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Coffee spoon, silver with gold wash. Pointed oval bowl with stem realistically modeled as a flower stem with sunflower or daisy on top of handle. Condition: Normal wear.
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