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Invalid feeder

Invalid feeder
Title
Invalid feeder
Date 
1875-1900
Medium 
Silver
Dimensions 
Overall: 4 3/4 x 3/4 x 3 7/8 in. ( 12.1 x 1.9 x 9.8 cm )
Description 
Cast and seamed invalid feeder; boot-shaped tube, with a hinged base and cicular perforations on the domed foot; tube raised and curved with a flat spreading mouth at the end; loop-shaped hook applied to the back to fasten to a bowl or cup; no maker's marks.
Credit Line 
Gift of Lena Cadwalader Evans
Object Number 
1937.77
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group