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marrow scoop
  • Alexander Mitchell
    active 1800s
    active: Scotland, United Kingdom
  • marrow scoop, circa 1810
  • Where object was made: Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
  • sterling silver
  • Object Length/Width: 23.2 x 1.6 cm
    Object Length/Width: 9 1/8 x 5/8 in
  • Gift of Kathleen McBride Hall
  • Not on display
  • 2005.0185

This object has shallow scoops at both ends and an animal’s head (possibly a dragon or bird) engraved on the flat surface between the two scoops.