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Spoon

Description

Spoon, cast in silver, decorated with engraved foliaceous designs and gilt incised lines, found under the floor at Iona Nunnery, 13th century: Scottish or English, c. 1200

Museum reference

H.HX 32

Collection

Archaeology

Object name

Spoon

Production information

Scotland, EUROPE
England, EUROPE

Date

c. 1200

Materials

Silver, Gilt

Collection place(s)

Iona, Argyll, Scotland, EUROPE

Associations

Finder: H.M. Office of Works
Iona Nunnery, Argyll, Scotland, EUROPE

Exhibitions

  • Lewis Chessmen: Unmasked (21 May 2010 - 12 Sep 2011)
    National Museum of Scotland
    Aberdeen Art Gallery
    Shetland Museum and Archives
    Museum nan Eilean

  • Fonn's Duthchas: Land and Legacy (13 Jan 2007 - 01 Dec 2007)
    Highland Museums, Inverness Museum and Art Gallery
    Kelvingrove Museum and Art Gallery
    National Museums of Scotland
    Museum nan Eilean

  • Angels, Nobles and Unicorns: Art and Patronage in Medieval Scotland (12 Aug 1982 - 26 Sep 1982)
    Royal Museum of Scotland

References

Glenn, Virginia, Romanesque & Gothic: Decorative Metalwork and Ivory Carvings in the Museum of Scotland, NMSE Publishing, Edinburgh, 2003

Caldwell, D.H. (ed). Angels Nobles and Unicorns: Art and Patronage in Medieval Scotland. Edinburgh: NMS, 1982

On display

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