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Plain Pine

Spoon
ca.1936 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place of origin

Dessert spoon, electroplate, 'Romney' 'Plain Pine' design. Oval bowl, pointed tip, the handle a tapered stem reducing towards the bowl, chamfered edges and stamped with a fleche pattern.


Object details

Categories
Object type
TitlePlain Pine (manufacturer's title)
Materials and techniques
electroplate
Brief description
Dessert spoon, electroplate, 'Plain Pine' by Roberts and Belk, Sheffield, ca.1936
Physical description
Dessert spoon, electroplate, 'Romney' 'Plain Pine' design. Oval bowl, pointed tip, the handle a tapered stem reducing towards the bowl, chamfered edges and stamped with a fleche pattern.
Dimensions
  • Taken from register length: 8.25in
  • Taken from register depth: 0.75in
Object history
The name of this service, Plain Pine arose because it was initially designed for the tourist class, (second class) pine panelled, dining room of the Cunard transatlantic passenger liner, Queen Mary. It proved so popular that it was also used on its sister ship, Queen Elizabeth.
Collection
Accession number
CIRC.122B-1937

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Record createdMay 31, 2005
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