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Spoon

Decorative Arts

On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
MEDIUM Silver-plate, glass
  • Place Manufactured: Corning, New York, United States
  • DATES ca. 1930
    DIMENSIONS 7 3/4 x 1 5/8 x 7/8 in. (19.7 x 4.1 x 2.2 cm)  (show scale)
    MARKINGS Stamped on back of metal stem: "H"
    COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
    ACCESSION NUMBER 1992.165.5
    CREDIT LINE Gift of Denis Gallion and Daniel Morris
    RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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    CAPTION Walter Dorwin Teague (American, 1883-1960). Spoon, ca. 1930. Silver-plate, glass, 7 3/4 x 1 5/8 x 7/8 in. (19.7 x 4.1 x 2.2 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Denis Gallion and Daniel Morris, 1992.165.5. Creative Commons-BY
    IMAGE overall, 1992.165.4_1992.165.5_bw.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph
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    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Spoon; silver-plate and colorless glass. Silver-plated oval bowl with narrow squared stem attached to a wider handle via two increasingly larger rings. Above mid-point band with two lines incised around upper end attached to a rounded glass handle. Glass handle gradually widens towards its rounded crest. Condition: Tarnished, especially along edges. Light scratches on glass handle.
    RECORD COMPLETENESS Good (78%)
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