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Souvenir Spoon

1986.612 (RS25340)

Description

It has a shallow egg-shaped bowl on a tapering stem and a rounded handle. The terminus is cast with the head of Columbus, inscriptions and a decorative scroll. The handle stem has an inscription on a stippled ground.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1890-1895
Inscriptions
Molded into the handle tip and stem is: 1492 COLUMBUS 1892/WORLDS FAIR . Incised into the back of the stem is a mark that reads: A.I COIN SILVER CO.
Associated Building
Associated With Columbian Exposition. Original to Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm (Newbury, Mass.).
Material
plate (material)
silver (metal)
Object type
Food Service T&E
Descriptive terms
Commemorative
commemoratives
exhibitions (events)
Exploration
Expositions
plate (material)
Silver
silver (metal)
SPOON, DEMITASSE
spoons
World's Fair
world's fairs
Associated events
World's Columbian Exposition (1893)
People and organizations
Columbus, Christopher
Dimensions
4.5 (H) (inches)
Accession Number
1986.612
Credit Line
Bequest of Amelia W. Little
GUSN
50999

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