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Spoon

Traveler's spoon of horn with deep oval bowl and rat-tail drop. Carvings of goats on back of bowl and both sides of handle tip. Handle attached to bowl by silver hinge with hook fastening.

Provenance

Purchased by the MFA for $10. (Accession Date: October 13, 1938)

Credit Line

John Wheelock Elliot and John Morse Elliot Fund

Object Place

Austria

Accession Number

38.1400

Medium or Technique

Other; horn

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Utensils