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Look at what I found on the Online Galleries website!
The spoon's central motive the Sun-wheel, one of the oldest known symbols to mankind is here surrounded with chip-carved rays of the sun originally polychromed red - as was all the carving.
This decoration is now most visible on the tumbler that nestles between a pair of wine rummers, who's purpose signifies the toasting of a union between man and woman:
|Height||8.00 inch||(20.32 cm)|