Roman Silver Spoon
An ancient Roman silver spoon (cochlearium) with a almond shaped, scooped bowl supported by a slender round handle.
Ca. 2nd - 4th century AD.
Cf.: Naples Museum, inv. no. 25413, 25416; Heerlen Thermenmuseum, The Netherlands, inv. no. 837.
Formerly in a private New York collection; previously in the Neil Phillips collection, New York, 1990s.