Spoon, Tablewear Series
On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
Designed and made 1987
Overall: 1 x 1 7/8 x 7 7/8 in. (2.5 x 4.8 x 20 cm)
Handle width: 7/8 in. (2.2 cm) (show scale)
Incised on right side of collar: ".925 © BALLY 1987"
Gift of Boris Bally in honor of Alex & Doris Bally and Bob Ebendorf
© Boris Bally
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Boris Bally (American, born 1961). Spoon, Tablewear Series, Designed and made 1987. Silver, ebony, Overall: 1 x 1 7/8 x 7 7/8 in. (2.5 x 4.8 x 20 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Boris Bally in honor of Alex & Doris Bally and Bob Ebendorf, 1995.16.17. © artist or artist's estate (Photo: , 1995.16.15-.18.jpg)
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Geometric, silver table or soup spoon with flat, rectangular ebony handle. Bowl of spoon is an inverted, wide, shallow cone; cone floats above handle and is angled slightly upward, attached to collar by a narrow rectangular bridge that extends straight out from collar then angles up to meet underside of bowl. Rectangular collar attached to handle with a rivet; bottom edge of collar angles downward from left to right.
CONDITION: Good; a few light scratches on inside and underside of head of spoon, silver tarnished.
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