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1998.5548 (RS24398)

Description

A small souvenir spoon w/ a gold plated bowl and a twisted silver stem w/ a donkey figurine at tip, loaded w/ equipment to settle the mountains.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1880-1890
Inscriptions
Engraved on bowl: ""DENVER"" Embossed on handle tip: ""HELPED TO BUILD/ PIKES PEAK/ EXPLOSIVE"" Stamped on handle back: ""STERLING""
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
gold (metal)
plate (material)
silver (metal)
Object type
Food Service T&E
Places
Colorado (United States)
Descriptive terms
Donkey
donkeys
figure- and animal-derived motifs
gold (metal)
Gold Plate
miniatures (toys)
plate (material)
Silver
silver (metal)
Souvenir
souvenirs
SPOON
spoons
Dimensions
0.75 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.5548
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
24701

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