: Montpellier, France
material : silver
dimensions (cm) egg cup : W=4.6, H4.6 / spoon
: L=12.9, W=2.2
date : about 1960
collection Claude Rouquette, Agropolis-Museum,
Inv. n° 184.108.40.206 à 3
egg cup maintained the egg in upright position while eating it with the spoon. This kind of egg presentation is typically French. The particular model called “diabolo” comprises two cups of different width to accommodate eggs of different size. According to tradition, such items are being offered as baptism present in a particular case.