About this object

Cosmetic spoon with a long handle in the form of a duck or goose head turned back on itself. The bowl has a small hole in it. It is oval in shape and supported by a human hand with the two smallest fingers bent. Formed from two pieces.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Personal Object
  • Culture
    New Kingdom
  • Artist/Maker
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date made
    1550 BC - 1069 BC about
  • Materials
    Wood
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    Gift of Mrs Grimshaw, 1960
  • Collector
    E C Grisewood
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date collected
    1907
  • Measurements
    52 mm x 22 mm x 193 mm
  • Related people
    Mrs Grimshaw (Previous owner); E C Grisewood (Collector)

Ownership

Previous owners

  • Mrs Grimshaw

    Owned from: Unknown or unrecorded
    How acquired: Unknown or unrecorded
    Owned until: 1960
    Disposal method: Donation
Object view = Humanities
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