The spoon has a fig-shaped bowl, tapering hexagonal stem, and a gilt diamond-point finial. The bowl, stem, and finial are forged from a single piece. There are splits in the bowl that have been filled with lead solder.
Spoon and fork combination Date: probably 1624 Culture: Dutch (Amsterdam) Medium: Silver Dimensions: 7 x 1 x in. x x cm) Classification: Metalwork Credit Line: Gift of Mrs. Samuel P. Avery, 1897 Accession Number: b