Baby Feeding Funnel
W 2.125 in x H 6 in x D 2.75 in
Gift. Weeks, Joseph. 2012-05-16
Curved silver funnel, pointed at one end of wide opening, loop attached near the point. Niello and engraved design; on one side in an oval is image of an angel holding cross in left hand and blessing with right. Above angel is all-seeing eye. On opposite side of funnel is a cartouche with inscription in Slavonic: Богъ | милуетъ | и питаетъ | младецы | своя (God has mercy and nourishes his infants). Behind oval with angel and cartouce with inscription is niello lattice background.
Inscriptions & Markings
Marks: 84 in rectangle; AP in oval; BC over 1871 in rectangle