Marrow Scoop

A work made of silver.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of silver.

Date:

1827/47

Artist:

Baldwin Gardiner
American, 1791–1869
New York

About this artwork

The production and use of specialized flatware increased during the 18th and 19th centuries. The two slender ends of a marrow scoop were used to remove marrow from the cavities of bones. The varying sizes of scoops enabled a diner to extract this delicacy from bones of differing shapes.

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American Art

Artist

Baldwin Gardiner (Designer)

Title

Marrow Scoop

Origin

New York City

Date

1827–1847

Medium

Silver

Dimensions

25.4 cm (10 in.)

Credit Line

Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Schwartz Fund

Reference Number

1984.570

Extended information about this artwork

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