On display

Spoon, the egg-shaped bowl silver-gilt; engraved on the back with simple foliage. The stem ivory fixed to the bowl with a dolphin's head, the finial the head and torso of a naked woman with scrolls in place of arms.


  • Title


  • Artist/maker

    George, Hans or Bartholomaus Muller (16th century) (goldsmith)
  • Associated place

    Ulm (place of creation)
  • Date

    c. 1700
  • Material and technique

    parcel-gilt silver, elephant-ivory; carved

  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    15.3 cm (length)
  • No. of items


  • Credit line

    Bequeathed by Michael Wellby, 2012.

  • Museum location

    Second floor | Gallery 53 | European Goldsmiths' Work
  • Museum department

    Western Art

  • Accession no.


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Further reading

Marc Rosenberg, Der Goldschmiede Merkzeichen (Frankfurt, 1922-28), 4748

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