Acorn knop (pewter acorn knop)

Eating spoon

  • Time period: 14-15th Century
  • Origin: England
  • Materials: Food Grade Pewter
  • Product Dimensions: 45mm x 152mm

Further details:

The acorn knop was the most common of all spoon types. The acorn is a traditional symbol of immortality and was also regarded as a talisman and as a remedy against cholera and fluxes. It was undoubtedly these properties that made it so popular as a spoon type. The original had a brass knop, although this one has a pewter knop.

Period: 1300 - 1400 AD, 1400 - 1500 AD

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