Spoons have perhaps the longest history of any artefact, having been forged ever since man discovered the importance of handling liquids. Simon Moore traces the history of English spoons, explaining the many changes in style and form, and exploring the corresponding social position through the ages. Spoons that once graced medieval ducal tables appear alongside those of base metal used by commoners is this beautiful history of an implement that has always held great fascination for collectors. The author examines the Arts ...

Spoons 1650-2000 2008, Shire Publications, New York

ISBN-13: 9780747806400

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