Red Soup Spoon

c. 1850
$128 USD
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Dimensions
W: 6.0" D: 2.0" H: 1.5"
Materials
Porcelain
Purchase Quantity
Collection #
CBH078
Estimated Shipping
$16

This 19th-century porcelain soup spoon was likely used as an everyday eating utensil. Used in China as early as the Shang dynasty (1600 - 1046 B.C.), spoons predated chopsticks and remained the most common utensil until the 10th century. Cloaked in a red-orange glaze, the spoon's sinuous form elevates the functional tool to a sculptural object.

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