Souvenir Spoon

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1900-1940

GUSN

GUSN-51124

Description

A simple shallow egg-shaped bowl on a handle stem. It is cast in the form of a flowering vine with a shield and crown shaped terminus with the Medici(?) family coat of arms.

Details

Descriptive Terms

spoons
souvenirs
casting (process)
silver (metal)
plate (material)
coats of arms
Silver
Slip Cast
Coat-of-Arms
SPOON

Inscription

Impressed in the back of the bowl is: ITALY.

Associated Building

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

Additional Identification Number

1986.782.2

People and Organizations

Medici

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

Italy

Object Type

Food Service T&E

Dimensions

7 (H) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Amelia W. Little

Accession Number

1986.782