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Souvenir spoon

Object Number: 
1949.235
Date: 
1898
Medium: 
Silver plate
Dimensions: 
Overall: 4 1/4 x 7/8 x 3/4 in. ( 10.8 x 2.2 x 1.9 cm )
Marks: 
in relief: inside bowl: "FLAGSHIP OLYMPIA" in relief: on obverse of handle: "HERO / OF / MANILA" and "ADMIRAL / DEWEY" stamped: on reverse: "CROWN SILVER PLATE CO."
Description: 
Silver plate souvenir spoon with Flagship Olympia depicted inside pointed oval bowl; bust of Admiral Dewey in relief on upturned end of spatulate handle; stamped maker's mark on reverse.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Dr. Thomas O. Mabbott
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group