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spoon-case

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1899,1209.4

  • Description

    Case of moulded leather, for spoon which unscrews into three pieces; incised, stamped and painted decoration of foliage and birds, and an inscription.

  • Date

    • 15thC
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Length: 98 millimetres
    • Width: 69 millimetres
    • Depth: 42 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Type

        inscription
      • Inscription Script

        Gothic
      • Inscription Position

        exterior
      • Inscription Content

        AVE MARIA
  • Curator's comments

    Contain(s)/ed 1899,1209.3

  • Location

    On display: G40/dc3

  • Exhibition history

    Exhibited:
    2013 22 Mar-22 Jun, Brugge, Bruggemuseum-Gruuthuse, Gruuthuse Manuscript
    2003 24 May-25 Aug, Sheffield, Millennium Galleries, Flower Power
    2003 3 Feb-5 May, Norwich, Castle Museum, Flower Power

  • Subjects

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1899

  • Department

    Britain, Europe and Prehistory

  • Registration number

    1899,1209.4

Leather case; for spoon which unscrews into three pieces; case has inscription.

Leather case; for spoon which unscrews into three pieces; case has inscription.

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