Invalid Feeding Spoon

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1830-1840

GUSN

GUSN-33360

Description

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

Details

Descriptive Terms

spoons
pewter (tin alloy)
tin (metal)
Feeder, InvalidFeeder, Invalid

Maker

James Dixon & Sons (Pewterer)

Location of Origin

Sheffield, England

Object Type

Food Service T&E; Eating Vessels

Dimensions

7 1/2 x 1 1/2 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. William Whitman

Accession Number

1930.528

Places

Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Sheffield (Sheffield unitary authority, South Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom)