19th Century French Medicine Spoon; Unknown; Early to mid 19th Century; Fincham ...


Dr. Jack Fincham


19th Century French Medicine Spoon

About this object

This is an antique French pewter medicine spoon. The flip portion of the spoon has a number of French markings and numerals. A similar castor oil spoon is shown in the Reference: Pewter of the Western World 1600-1850, by Peter & R.G. Hornsby, Schiffer Pub., Sep 1, 1983.

This item was once part of the 'Merritt Museum of Childhood' in Douglassville, Pennsylvania, USA.



Maker Role

Pewter Craftsman, French

Date Made

Early to mid 19th Century

Place Made



9 inches in length

Subject and Association Keywords

Antique Medicine Spoon

Object Type

Antique Medicine Spoon

Object number

Fincham Collection 037

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