Possible Roman Spoon ?

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Possible Roman Spoon ?

Post by Steve_T » Tue Mar 13, 2018 8:31 pm

Hi all
I think I might have a Roman spoon, it has some age to it, be interested on anyone thoughts, have looked at the PAS there are some close examples also up to Medieval, lots of Roman stuff coming up from this area though.

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Re: Possible Roman Spoon ?

Post by Bargeman » Tue Mar 13, 2018 8:37 pm

Looks like one to me Steve, well found. ::g



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Re: Possible Roman Spoon ?

Post by fred » Tue Mar 13, 2018 10:45 pm

Could be but difficult to be sure just from photos. ::g
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Re: Possible Roman Spoon ?

Post by Oxgirl36 » Wed Mar 14, 2018 12:08 am

I’m no expert (as you know ;) )but I was only looking at some pics of Roman spoons the other day and this looks just like them.

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Re: Possible Roman Spoon ?

Post by targets » Wed Mar 14, 2018 1:04 pm

18th or 19th cent spoon bowl imo
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Re: Possible Roman Spoon ?

Post by Koala » Wed Mar 14, 2018 2:12 pm

Looks like a more modern rats tail type

Interesting that the bowl tip end is wider than shoulder end. They were more common pre 1760

Guess we will never know for sure. If you look hard enough I am sure you will find a similar spoon in just about every date range going.

Even today we have a bewildering number spoon designs
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