xoxoxoBruce Sunday Jan 10 02:20 AM
January 10th, 2016: Silverware or Art
Artists have always created things that look like ultra fancy versions of everyday items, but you know they aren't really usable...
Come to think of it, you don't need gilt silver to be art. I think my pewter set from KongeTinn may qualify as art
because it doesn't get used. My mother would give us some for Christmas every year, place settings, serving utensils,
steak knives, and the weird stuff like cheese slicer.
It does have Vikings all over it, maybe I could have it engraved with "Winter is Coming."
Clodfobble Sunday Jan 10 07:54 AM
Maybe the seventh isn't included because it's part of the collection but not one of Dali's? It does look a little different than the others.
xoxoxoBruce Sunday Jan 10 01:33 PM
Yes, Spoony looks like the same material, gilt silver, but it's curvier, smoother, without all the fussy detail of the other six. It maybe on display with the Ménagère because it's by Dali but from a different time. So many websites are dittoheads the picture with a contrary description just gets repeated.
sexobon Sunday Jan 10 01:39 PM
The seventh looks like a prank on southpaws.
xoxoxoBruce Sunday Jan 10 02:12 PM
I was thinking it was designed for southpaws, it your right hand it wouldn't go in your mouth. You'd have to slurp off the side like the posh do.
sexobon Sunday Jan 10 03:15 PM
Seems like a left hand hold would bring the handle in too close to the face. Bend one of your spoons and let us know.
xoxoxoBruce Sunday Jan 10 05:30 PM
That would depend on how you hold it, I guess.