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Spoon

Description

Silver spoon decorated with engraved and gilt designs, rudely formed, bowl broken and incomplete, found under the floor of Iona Nunnery, 13th century

Museum reference

H.HX 33

Collection

Archaeology

Object name

Spoon

Production information

Scotland, EUROPE

Date

13th century

Materials

Silver, Gilt

Physical description

Silver

Collection place(s)

Iona, Argyll, Scotland, EUROPE

Associations

Iona Nunnery, Argyll, Scotland, EUROPE

Exhibitions

  • 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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