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Spoon

Classification: 
Date: 
1891-ca.1920
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
Overall: 5 3/4 x 1 1/4 x 5/8 in. (14.6 x 3.2 x 1.6 cm)
Description: 
Sterling silver souvenir spoon; on obverse of handle, scroll motifs and blank cartouche; on bowl, view of sailing ship with American flag and the words “NEW YORK”; all in relief; reverse plain.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Roberta Gratz
Object Number: 
2009.28.306
Gallery Label: 
This spoon is part of a collection of 407 New York-themed spoons donated by journalist and urban critic Roberta Brandes Gratz in 2009. During the 1880s, American travelers began collecting spoons in earnest as souvenirs of European cities. Anticipating a demand for American souvenir flatware, a few savvy U.S. manufacturers began patenting designs around 1889. New York City subjects appeared on spoons almost immediately. Gorham became the first major factory to produce New York City spoons, joining the craze in 1891. By 1893, Tiffany & Co. offered eighteen different souvenir spoons featuring New York City landmarks at prices ranging from $2 to $5.
Date Begin: 
1891
Date End: 
1920
eMuseum Object ID: 
66203
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Spoon

Classification: 
Date: 
1890-1915
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
Overall: 5 3/4 x 1 1/4 x 1/2 in. (14.6 x 3.2 x 1.3 cm)
Description: 
Sterling silver souvenir spoon; handle in form of Statue of Liberty and shield from center of Seal of New York State, on Liberty’s tablet, “4th July 1776”; on gold-washed bowl, view of Brooklyn Bridge and the words “NEW YORK”; on reverse, back of Liberty.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Roberta Gratz
Object Number: 
2009.28.305
Gallery Label: 
This spoon is part of a collection of 407 New York-themed spoons donated by journalist and urban critic Roberta Brandes Gratz in 2009. During the 1880s, American travelers began collecting spoons in earnest as souvenirs of European cities. Anticipating a demand for American souvenir flatware, a few savvy U.S. manufacturers began patenting designs around 1889. New York City subjects appeared on spoons almost immediately. Gorham became the first major factory to produce New York City spoons, joining the craze in 1891. By 1893, Tiffany & Co. offered eighteen different souvenir spoons featuring New York City landmarks at prices ranging from $2 to $5.
Date Begin: 
1890
Date End: 
1915
eMuseum Object ID: 
66202
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Souveneir Spoon

Classification: 
Date: 
ca. 1900
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
Overall: 5 1/8 x 1 x 5/8 in. (13 x 2.5 x 1.6 cm)
Description: 
Sterling silver souvenir spoon; on obverse of handle, undulating beading in relief; bowl engraved with view of “SARATOGA SPRINGS N.Y. / U.S. HOTEL”; on reverse, beading.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Roberta Gratz
Object Number: 
2009.28.304
Gallery Label: 
This spoon is part of a collection of 407 New York-themed spoons donated by journalist and urban critic Roberta Brandes Gratz in 2009. During the 1880s, American travelers began collecting spoons in earnest as souvenirs of European cities. Anticipating a demand for American souvenir flatware, a few savvy U.S. manufacturers began patenting designs around 1889. New York City subjects appeared on spoons almost immediately. Gorham became the first major factory to produce New York City spoons, joining the craze in 1891. By 1893, Tiffany & Co. offered eighteen different souvenir spoons featuring New York City landmarks at prices ranging from $2 to $5.
Date Begin: 
1900
Date End: 
1900
eMuseum Object ID: 
66201
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Spoon

Classification: 
Date: 
1913-ca.1920
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
Overall: 5 1/8 x 1 x 5/8 in. (13 x 2.5 x 1.6 cm)
Description: 
Sterling silver souvenir spoon; on obverse of handle, from finial to bowl, view of the “BROOKLYN BRIDGE.”, “STATUE OF LIBERTY.”, “FLAT IRON BLDNG.”, and “OBELISK.”; on bowl, view of the “BROOKLYN BRIDGE”; on reverse, from finial to bowl.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Roberta Gratz
Object Number: 
2009.28.303
Gallery Label: 
This spoon is part of a collection of 407 New York-themed spoons donated by journalist and urban critic Roberta Brandes Gratz in 2009. During the 1880s, American travelers began collecting spoons in earnest as souvenirs of European cities. Anticipating a demand for American souvenir flatware, a few savvy U.S. manufacturers began patenting designs around 1889. New York City subjects appeared on spoons almost immediately. Gorham became the first major factory to produce New York City spoons, joining the craze in 1891. By 1893, Tiffany & Co. offered eighteen different souvenir spoons featuring New York City landmarks at prices ranging from $2 to $5.
Date Begin: 
1913
Date End: 
1920
eMuseum Object ID: 
66200
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Souvenir spoon

Classification: 
Date: 
ca. 1900
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
Overall: 6 x 1 1/8 x 3/4 in. (15.2 x 2.9 x 1.9 cm)
Description: 
Sterling silver souvenir spoon; on obverse of handle, engraved floral designs and “BY”; on partially gold-washed bowl, engraved view of the Brooklyn Bridge and “BROOKLYN. N.Y.”; reverse plain.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Roberta Gratz
Object Number: 
2009.28.302
Gallery Label: 
This spoon is part of a collection of 407 New York-themed spoons donated by journalist and urban critic Roberta Brandes Gratz in 2009. During the 1880s, American travelers began collecting spoons in earnest as souvenirs of European cities. Anticipating a demand for American souvenir flatware, a few savvy U.S. manufacturers began patenting designs around 1889. New York City subjects appeared on spoons almost immediately. Gorham became the first major factory to produce New York City spoons, joining the craze in 1891. By 1893, Tiffany & Co. offered eighteen different souvenir spoons featuring New York City landmarks at prices ranging from $2 to $5.
Date Begin: 
1900
Date End: 
1900
eMuseum Object ID: 
66199
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Spoon

Classification: 
Date: 
ca. 1894
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
Overall: 4 1/8 x 7/8 x 1/2 in. (10.5 x 2.2 x 1.3 cm)
Description: 
Sterling silver souvenir spoon; on obverse of handle, medallion with “23” / “N.G.VIGILANTIA N.Y. S.” and 2 flags and a rifle; on bowl, view of 23rd Regiment Armory; on reverse, Greek cross and flags; all in relief.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Roberta Gratz
Object Number: 
2009.28.301
Gallery Label: 
This spoon is part of a collection of 407 New York-themed spoons donated by journalist and urban critic Roberta Brandes Gratz in 2009. During the 1880s, American travelers began collecting spoons in earnest as souvenirs of European cities. Anticipating a demand for American souvenir flatware, a few savvy U.S. manufacturers began patenting designs around 1889. New York City subjects appeared on spoons almost immediately. Gorham became the first major factory to produce New York City spoons, joining the craze in 1891. By 1893, Tiffany & Co. offered eighteen different souvenir spoons featuring New York City landmarks at prices ranging from $2 to $5.
Date Begin: 
1894
Date End: 
1894
eMuseum Object ID: 
66198
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Spoon

Classification: 
Date: 
1886-1919
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
Overall: 5 7/8 x 1 1/4 x 5/8 in. (14.9 x 3.2 x 1.6 cm)
Description: 
Sterling silver souvenir spoon; on obverse of handle, from finial to bowl, views of the “STATUE OF LIBERTY”, “WASHINGTON ARCH”, and “GRANT’S TOMB”, and the words “GREATER-NEW-YORK”; on bowl, view of “NEW YORK AND BROOKLYN BRIDGE.”
Credit Line: 
Gift of Roberta Gratz
Object Number: 
2009.28.300
Gallery Label: 
This spoon is part of a collection of 407 New York-themed spoons donated by journalist and urban critic Roberta Brandes Gratz in 2009. During the 1880s, American travelers began collecting spoons in earnest as souvenirs of European cities. Anticipating a demand for American souvenir flatware, a few savvy U.S. manufacturers began patenting designs around 1889. New York City subjects appeared on spoons almost immediately. Gorham became the first major factory to produce New York City spoons, joining the craze in 1891. By 1893, Tiffany & Co. offered eighteen different souvenir spoons featuring New York City landmarks at prices ranging from $2 to $5.
Date Begin: 
1886
Date End: 
1919
eMuseum Object ID: 
66197
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Spoon

Classification: 
Date: 
1886-1919
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
Overall: 4 x 3/4 x 1/2 in. (10.2 x 1.9 x 1.3 cm)
Description: 
Sterling silver souvenir spoon; on obverse of handle, from finial to bowl, views of “GRANTS TOMB”, “WASHINGTON ARCH”, and “STATUE OF LIBERTY”, and the words, “GREATER NEW YORK”; on bowl, view of “BROOKLYN BRIDGE / NEW YORK”; all in relief; reverse plain.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Roberta Gratz
Object Number: 
2009.28.299
Gallery Label: 
This spoon is part of a collection of 407 New York-themed spoons donated by journalist and urban critic Roberta Brandes Gratz in 2009. During the 1880s, American travelers began collecting spoons in earnest as souvenirs of European cities. Anticipating a demand for American souvenir flatware, a few savvy U.S. manufacturers began patenting designs around 1889. New York City subjects appeared on spoons almost immediately. Gorham became the first major factory to produce New York City spoons, joining the craze in 1891. By 1893, Tiffany & Co. offered eighteen different souvenir spoons featuring New York City landmarks at prices ranging from $2 to $5.
Date Begin: 
1886
Date End: 
1919
eMuseum Object ID: 
66196
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Souvenir spoon

Classification: 
Date: 
1896-1910
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
Overall: 4 1/8 x 3/4 x 3/8 in. (10.5 x 1.9 x 1 cm)
Description: 
Sterling silver souvenir spoon; handle with c-scrolls and rococo motifs; on bowl, view of “NEW YORK & BROOKLYN BRIDGE”; all in relief; reverse plain.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Roberta Gratz
Object Number: 
2009.28.298
Gallery Label: 
This spoon is part of a collection of 407 New York-themed spoons donated by journalist and urban critic Roberta Brandes Gratz in 2009. During the 1880s, American travelers began collecting spoons in earnest as souvenirs of European cities. Anticipating a demand for American souvenir flatware, a few savvy U.S. manufacturers began patenting designs around 1889. New York City subjects appeared on spoons almost immediately. Gorham became the first major factory to produce New York City spoons, joining the craze in 1891. By 1893, Tiffany & Co. offered eighteen different souvenir spoons featuring New York City landmarks at prices ranging from $2 to $5.
Date Begin: 
1896
Date End: 
1910
eMuseum Object ID: 
66195
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Spoon

Classification: 
Date: 
1909
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
Overall: 5 5/8 x 1 1/4 x 3/4 in. (14.3 x 3.2 x 1.9 cm)
Description: 
Sterling silver souvenir spoon; on obverse of handle, view of the “HALF MOON” sailing ship, portrait of “HENRIK HUDSON”, and the words “HUDSON RIVER”; on bowl, view of the “CLERMONT 1807” and the “ROBERT FULTON 1909”; on reverse, portrait of “ROBERT FULTON."
Credit Line: 
Gift of Roberta Gratz
Object Number: 
2009.28.297
Gallery Label: 
This spoon is part of a collection of 407 New York-themed spoons donated by journalist and urban critic Roberta Brandes Gratz in 2009. During the 1880s, American travelers began collecting spoons in earnest as souvenirs of European cities. Anticipating a demand for American souvenir flatware, a few savvy U.S. manufacturers began patenting designs around 1889. New York City subjects appeared on spoons almost immediately. Gorham became the first major factory to produce New York City spoons, joining the craze in 1891. By 1893, Tiffany & Co. offered eighteen different souvenir spoons featuring New York City landmarks at prices ranging from $2 to $5.
Date Begin: 
1909
Date End: 
1909
eMuseum Object ID: 
66194
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

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