Berry scoop

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Berry scoop
ca. 1871
Silver, gilt
Overall: 10 5/8 x 3 1/8 x 1 3/8 in. ( 27 x 7.9 x 3.5 cm )
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1 871
Cast and molded silver gilt berry scoop has columnar handle trimmed with beaded bands and end in form of helmet topped by small animal; molded handle socket; shovel-shaped bowl has tapered fluting at opening and scrolled pierced work along the back of bowl; bowl obverse also has engraved foliate drop; joint of handle and bowl has applied, cast winged angel head; bowl reverse engraved with gothic-style cipher "MAB"; handle end also engraved with gothic-style "B".
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Gift of Mr. Dudley Davis in memory of his mother Marie Antoinette Baker Davis
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Gallery Label: 
This berry scoop was given to Marie Antoinette Baker Davis on the occassion of her marriage to Fellows Davis October 17, 1871.
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Creative: Tronvig Group