Souvenir Spoon

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1940-1970

GUSN

GUSN-51000

Description

A shallow egg shaped bowl, having a tapered handle with a molded relief decoration of a Swiss lion. It shows a crest with a crown and cloud scrolls enclosing an inscription, surmounting a shield enclosing a tree with a banner.

Details

Descriptive Terms

spoons
casting (process)
silver (metal)
plate (material)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
lion
Slip Cast
Silver
Lion
SPOON, DEMITASSE

Inscription

Cast on the front, enclosed by cloud scrolls and a crest with a crown, is ""ROLEX"" surmounting a shield enclosing a tree, with a banner displaying ""BUCHERER"".

Associated Building

Original to Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm (Newbury, Mass.),

People and Organizations

Rolex

Maker

Bucherer of Switzerland (Maker)

Location of Origin

Switzerland

Dimensions

4.25 (H) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Amelia W. Little

Accession Number

1986.613.1

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