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16 inch spoon with fiddle-shaped handle - Norwegian Metalworking
  • Date ca. 1775
  • Place of Origin Skien, Telemark, Norway
  • Creator Daniel Erichsen Schebs

This monumental 16 inch spoon would have been used to serve stews and porridge. This one has a typical eighteenth century fiddle-shaped handle. The only mark on the spoon is a DS, indicating that it was made by Daniel Erichsen Schebs, who was a master goldsmith in 1767 and died in 1788.

  • Materials Silver
  • Dimensions length: 16 inches; width: 3.625 inches
  • Identifier / Source 1980.045.001 - Gift of Marie Peck