A silver Scoop for the 1896 Nice Carnival.
A late 19th century French silver Scoop with long wooden handle, by Edgar Morgan of Nice and Paris. The scoop engraved: ‘Carnaval Nice 1896.’
The purpose of this scoop, perhaps for confetti or for sweets, is uncertain.
The Carnival in Nice originated in the medieval period but was renewed in 1873.
Length – 38.50 cm.; Diameter – 5 cm.; Weight – 99.20 gms.