Spoon with folding handle

Made:
1778
maker:
Unknown

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Wooden spoon with lid which folds back to form handle, possibly for castor oil, 1778

Details

Category:
Pharmacy-ware
Object Number:
A51660
Measurements:
folded: 35 mm x 100 mm x 44 mm, .02 kg
unfolded: 100 mm x 156 mm x 44 mm, .02 kg
type:
spoons pharmacy (application) and castor oil, pharmacy (application) and spoons
credit:
Loan, Wellcome Trust