Acorn spoon

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Description

Eating spoon #1; Acorn

Time period: 1500
Origin: England
Materials: Food Grade Pewter
Product Dimensions: Length; 15 cm

Further details:

Copied from a pewter original, currently in York museum; the acorn knop ( top decorative piece of the spoon handle), is one of the most common decorative motifs found on spoons in England. It is a traditional symbol of immortality and was also regarded as a talisman and remedy against cholera and fluxes. This widespread style begins about 1400 and continues to be popular into the mid-seventeenth century.

Additional information

Weight 0.1 kg

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