Half-a-dozen dishes stood upon the shelves; the table was laid for supper with a bowl of porridge, a horn spoon, and a cup of small beer.
The table was laid with two bowls and two horn spoons, but the same single measure of small beer.
This was despite the fact that all of the items on view in these cases were stunning examples of design and workmanship, especially a Siouan breechcloth embellished with the head of a bison and an Escher-inspired horn spoon
inlaid with mother-of-pearl.
For that you get, among other things,21 bottles of wine and spirits including Cristal champagne, a kilo of Royal Beluga caviar and a buffalo horn spoon
to eat it with, assorted fancy cheeses, and truffles.
In the past, women ate it with spoons made from mussel shells while men used carved wooden or elk horn spoons