Roman Silver Spoon

An ancient Roman silver spoon (cochlearium) with an almond shaped, scooped bowl supported by a long slender handle tapering to a point, now bent back.

Ca. 1st - 3rd century AD.
Length: 5 5/8 in. (15 cm).
cf.: Naples Museum, inv. no. 25413, 25416; Heerlen Thermenmuseum, The Netherlands, inv. no. 837.
Formerly in an English private collection; acquired at Bonham's, London, April 21, 2005, lot 394; previously in a Swiss private collection.
Inv#: 8583
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