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Grapefruit Spoon

1974.265.1 (RS233067)

Description

Silver grapefruit spoon with a twist handle and a pointed oval bowl. Oval twist pattern.

Details

Maker
Whiting Manufacturing Co. (Maker)
Date
1892
Inscriptions
Engraved and struck on bowl front and handle back: ""1892/ [Whiting lion w/ ""W""] ""STERLING""
Location of origin
Providence, RI, USA
Material
silver (metal)
Object type
Food Service T&E; Eating & Drinking Utensils
Places
Rhode Island (United States)
Descriptive terms
grapefruit spoons
Silver
silver (metal)
Spoon, Eating
Spoon, Fruit
Spoon, Grapefruit
Accession Number
1974.265.1
Credit Line
Bequest of Frances W. Lock
GUSN
67033
Reference Notes
Rainwater, Dorothy T., Author. American Silver Manufacturers. EVERYBODYS PRESS, 1966.

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