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Egg and spoon race set

Egg and spoon race set

  • Place of origin:

    England, Great Britain (probably, made)

  • Date:

    1920-1929 (made)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Wood

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Ida Carroll

  • Museum number:

    B.32:1-1999

  • Gallery location:

    Museum of Childhood, Good Time Gallery, case 6

  • Image unavailable

Physical description

[egg-cups] Turned wooden egg-cup, stained wine-coloured, with a rounded bowl and solid pedestal foot.
[egg-cups] Turned wooden egg-cup, stained green, with a rounded bowl and solid pedestal foot.
[egg-cups] Turned wooden egg-cup, stained wine-coloured, with a rounded bowl and solid pedestal foot.
[egg-cups] Turned wooden egg-cup, stained wine-coloured, with a rounded bowl and solid pedestal foot.
[Egg] Turned wooden egg, stained green.
[Egg] Turned wooden egg, stained green.
[Egg] Turned wooden egg, stained green.
[Egg] Turned wooden egg, stained wine-coloured.
[Egg] Turned wooden egg, stained wine-coloured.
[Egg] Turned wooden egg, stained wine-coloured.
[Spoon] Beechwood mixing spoon, with a broad ovoid bowl and a cylindrical handle with a turned end.
[Spoon] Beechwood mixing spoon, with a broad ovoid bowl and a cylindrical handle with a turned end.
[Spoon] Wooden spoon, with a narrow ovoid bowl and a short undulating handle with a lobed end. The spoon has a shallow bowl, and is hand made in one piece.

Place of Origin

England, Great Britain (probably, made)

Date

1920-1929 (made)

Materials and Techniques

Wood

Dimensions

[egg-cups] Height: 6.7 cm
[egg-cups] Height: 6.8 cm
[egg-cups] Height: 6.8 cm
[egg-cups] Height: 6.7 cm
[Egg] Length: 4.5 cm
[Egg] Length: 4.5 cm
[Egg] Length: 4.5 cm
[Egg] Length: 4.5 cm
[Egg] Length: 4.5 cm
[Egg] Length: 4.6 cm
[Spoon] Length: 20.4 cm, Width: 4.7 cm bowl, maximum
[Spoon] Length: 20.8 cm, Width: 4.6 cm bowl, maximum
[Spoon] Length: 16.9 cm, Width: 2.8 cm bowl, maximum

Descriptive line

Egg and spoon race set made of wood; probably England, 1920-1929

Materials

Wood; Beech wood

Techniques

Turning; Staining; Whittling

Collection code

MoC

Qr_O10749
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