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cup and spoon
  • Krider and Biddle
  • cup and spoon, circa 1868
  • Where object was made: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
  • silver
  • Object Height/Diameter: cup 9.2 x 7.4 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: cup 3 5/8 x 2 7/8 in
    Object Length: spoon 15.24 cm
    Object Length: spoon 6 in
  • Gift of Frances W. Strickland in memory of Emily Bacon Morrison, 1867–1926
  • Not on display
  • 1978.0038.a,b

Child's silver spoon (a) and cup (b). Cup is smooth with a rounded band around the lip and base. There is a second band under the lip. The side has an engraved monogram and date. The spoon has an oval bowl that tapers to the end. The handle has two bands of two rounded strips and gets wider in the last third. The end of the handle is decorated with ovals with pointed ends and a band of decoration.