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Spoon

Dutch
dated 1602


Object Place: Holland

Dimensions

15.7 cm (6 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

95.1142

Medium or Technique

Metal; silver

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver

Silver; bowl scroll-shape near handle which ends in the seated figure of a man holding a barrel on shoulders. Engraved inscription and date 1602; on back of bowl wreath enclosing “H * T” . Said to be spoken of in Thackerays’ “Roundabout Papers”

Inscription

"Thus I have been many years sold as a slave"

Credit Line

Bequest of James W. Paige