Souvenir Spoon

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1920-1950

GUSN

GUSN-51002

Description

It has a rounded bowl with a thin stemmed handle with a molded decoration of a simple spiral or gillouche tracery. The crest has four castelated towers surmounting a shield-shaped reserve. It encloses an enameled mount of red and white diamond diapered shield with a legend.

Details

Descriptive Terms

spoons
enameling
silver (metal)
plate (material)
crests (motifs)
shields (motifs)
Silver
Enameled
Yoked Crest
Tower
Shield
SPOON, DEMITASSE

Inscription

Enameled on the handle terminus is: MONACO. The makers mark on the bowl is indecipherable.

Associated Building

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

People and Organizations

Monaco

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

Europe

Object Type

Food Service T&E

Dimensions

4.625 (H) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Amelia W. Little

Accession Number

1986.615