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Shell Spoon

This is a Spoon. It was manufactured by Arita Porcelain Company and distributed by Bloomingdale's. It is dated 1985 and we acquired it in 1986. Its medium is silver. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Bloomingdale's. It is credited Gift of Bloomingdale's.

Its dimensions are

cm: L: 14 x W: 2.9 x D: 1.7

It has the following markings

On reverse of stem: c.1985 CUMMINGS 925

Cite this object as

Shell Spoon; Manufactured by Arita Porcelain Company ; USA; silver; cm: L: 14 x W: 2.9 x D: 1.7; Gift of Bloomingdale's; 1986-100-5

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