Double-ended, folding horn spoon with a large bowl at one end and an arched handle with a small bowl at the other. The two ends are joined at center with a brass hinge.

Date

1770-1790


People


Geography


Material/Technique

Horn, brass


Dimensions

Overall (Closed H x W): 4 3/4 in. x 2 in. (12.07 cm x 5.08 cm)
Overall (Open H x W): 8 1/2 in. x 2 in. (21.59 cm x 5.08 cm)


Credit

Gift of Katherine Merle-Smith Thomas, 2010


Object Number

H-4908


Colors


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