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Invalid Feeding Spoon

1930.528 (RS104002)

Description

Pewter invalid or infant feeding spoon. Tube handle and bowl with hinged lid and small hole for sipping.

Details

Maker
James Dixon & Sons (Pewterer)
Date
1830-1840
Location of origin
Sheffield, England
Material
pewter (tin alloy)
tin (metal)
Object type
Food Service T&E; Eating Vessels
Places
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Sheffield (Sheffield unitary authority, South Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom)
Descriptive terms
Feeder, Invalid
pewter (tin alloy)
spoons
tin (metal)
Dimensions
7 1/2 x 1 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1930.528
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. William Whitman
GUSN
33360

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