Spoon

Collection Type

  • Cooking equipment

Date

1880-1890

GUSN

GUSN-24701

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

Descriptive Terms

miniatures (toys)
spoons
plate (material)
gold (metal)
silver (metal)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
donkeys
souvenirs
Silver
Gold Plate
Donkey
Souvenir
SPOON

Inscription

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.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

0.75 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.5548

Places

Colorado (United States)