Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • France
  • spoon, 1800s
  • Where object was made: France
  • silver, gold plating
  • Object Length/Width: 27.94 x 7.62 cm
    Object Length/Width: 11 x 3 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.3617

Spoon decorated with relief design. Half of the bowl of the spoon is decorated with leaves and scrolls, and in the middle there are two shields with a crown on top. The handle of the spoon is shaped as a figure, identified as the French queen Marie Antoinette.