Horn spoon

Made:
Unattributed place
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Horn spoon with two bowls.
Science Museum Group
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum, London.

Horn spoon with two bowls.
Science Museum Group
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum, London.

Horn spoon with two bowls.
Science Museum Group
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum, London.

Horn spoon with two bowls.
Science Museum Group
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum, London.

Horn spoon with two bowls

This spoon is engraved with religious iconography, including a cross, dove, and saintly figures, indicating the crossover between medicine and religion.

Details

Category:
Pharmacy-ware
Collection:
Sir Henry Wellcome's Museum Collection
Object Number:
A70588
type:
spoon
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • flatware
credit:
Hirsbrunner