"6 Brass Spoons. South Normandy. Late Eighteenth-early Nineteenth"Heterogeneous sequence of 6 brass spoons, forged from a cut sheet of metal. The spatulas bear punches of copperware: hearts, crowns, monograms, symbols. The pronounced bevel on some spoons, in our opinion, can not be explained by normal wear and tear. It seems more logical to admit that this cut right edge of origin, acts as knife or scraper. Length: 15.6 cm to 17.6 cm. Origin: LOW-NORMANDY. Late eighteenth-early nineteenth century. Very beautiful state. Free shipping by COLISSIMO for metropolitan France. In the eighteenth and again in the nineteenth century. the porridge remains the basis of the diet of children as adults of the less well-off social classes. The flour of wheat and spelled is used to prepare the bread reserved for the richest; barley, oats and buckwheat give the ideal flour for the porridge, which is mostly appreciated in the provinces of western France: Brittany, Normandy, Maine. The mixture of milk and flour, heated in a basin acquires a pasty consistency. This porridge can then be consumed as is with a spoon, or annealed in individual long-tailed pans.