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Souvenir spoon

Object Number: 
INV.13982
Date: 
ca. 1900
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
Overall: 5 1/2 x 1 1/2 x 3/4 in. ( 14 x 3.8 x 1.9 cm )
Marks: 
engraved: inside bowl: "HOTEL ROYAL POINCIANA / PALM BEACH FLA." in relief: on obverse of handle: "FLORIDA" in relief: on reverse of handle: "E / PLURIBUS / UNUM" (on banner above shield-breasted eagle), "STERLING," and "S" in circle
Description: 
Cast silver souvenir spoon with view of Hotel Royal Poinciana in Palm Beach, Florida, on inside of bowl; wavy handle with "FLORIDA" in relief at center and American eagle at end of obverse; shield-breasted eagle and full-length allegorical figure on reverse.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group