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Nut bowl and nut scoop

The elliptical vessel, with an asymmetrical emphasis, is soldered to a tall elliptical and angled base. The spoon consists of two overlapping oval forms that have been soldered together. The larger of the two has a shallow bowl, whereas the other serves as the handle.

Inscription

None.

Marks

“Smith 925” incised twice on base of bowl and once on back of spoon.

Provenance

Retained by artist until made a gift to the Museum.

Credit Line

Gift of Carlyle and Isabelle Smith

1945–1947

Object Place

Princeton, New Jersey, United States

Accession Number

1993.593a-b

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Silver hollowware