Medieval spoon in the Archaeological Museum of Novgorod, Russia. The decoration and shape of the bowl of this spoon suggests that this spoon dates to the earliest occupation at Novgorod during the 10th century AD.
Spoon -Russian, ложка [Lozhka]
Belarusian, Ложка
Bulgarian, Лъжица
Polish, łyżka
Czech, lžíce
Slovak, lyžica
Serbian, Кашика
Croatian, kašika
Macedonian, Лажица (la-dzi-tza)

Examples of carved spoons from the late 19th and early 20th century. Russian Ethnographic Museum, Moscow.

Examples of carved spoons from the late 19th and early 20th century. Russian Ethnographic Museum, Moscow.

Examples of carved spoons from the late 19th and early 20th century. Russian Ethnographic Museum, Moscow.

Examples of carved spoons from the late 19th and early 20th century. Russian Ethnographic Museum, Moscow.

Photograph of a Russian spoon carver in the early 20th century teaching his son. Russian Ethnographic Museum, Moscow.

Spoon carvers, early 20th century photograph. Russian Ethnographic Museum, Moscow.

Women decorating carved wooden spoons. Russian Ethnographic Museum, Moscow.

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