Demitasse Spoon

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1878-1889

GUSN

GUSN-48616

Description

Silver souvenir spoon that depicts Bacchantes amusing the infant Hercules.

Details

Descriptive Terms

coffee spoons
silver (metal)
Spoon, Eating
Spoon, Coffee
Spoon, Demitasse
Sterling Silver
Classical
Spoon, Demitasse

Inscription

"Baby/ April 26, 1889" (Engraved underneath the handle)

Associated Building

Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.),

Maker

Tiffany & Co.

Credit Line

Gift of Ralph May

Accession Number

1971.1465

Places

New York state (United States)