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Sugar Spoon

20th century

Silver

7 7/8 × 3/8 × 5/8 in. (20 × 1 × 1.6 cm)
Gift of Deborah Volberg Pagnotta and Dr. Rachel Volberg in honor of Professor Labelle Prussin, Ph.D. 1973, our tough, brilliant mother
2019.110.67
Geography: 
Mauritania
Culture: 
Islamic
Period: 
20th century
Classification: 
Flatware
Provenance: 

Serge and Denise Roberts, archaelogists working at Tegdaoust, to 1970; Labelle Prussin, Pomona, NY, from 1970, Dakar, Senegal; Deborah Volberg Pagnotta, Yorktown Heights, NY and Dr. Rachel Volberg, Northampton, MA; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

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