Boris Bally (American, born 1961). <em>Spoon, Tablewear Series</em>, Designed and made 1987. Silver, ebony, Overall: 7/8 x 1 3/8 x 7 3/8 in. (2.2 x 3.5 x 18.7 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Boris Bally in honor of Alex & Doris Bally and Bob Ebendorf, 1995.16.18. © artist or artist's estate (Photo: , 1995.16.15-.18_bw.jpg)

Spoon, Tablewear Series

Artist:Boris Bally

Medium: Silver, ebony

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:Designed and made 1987

Dimensions: Overall: 7/8 x 1 3/8 x 7 3/8 in. (2.2 x 3.5 x 18.7 cm) Handle width: 3/8 in. (1 cm)


Museum Location: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor

Accession Number: 1995.16.18

Image: 1995.16.15-.18_bw.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Geometric, silver tea- or dessertspoon with flat, rectangular ebony handle. Bowl of spoon is an inverted, wide, shallow cone; bowl 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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