Souvenir spoon

Object Number: 
1949.195
Date: 
ca. 1900
Medium: 
Silver, enamel
Dimensions: 
Overall: 5 5/8 x 1 x 1/2 in. ( 14.3 x 2.5 x 1.3 cm )
Marks: 
in relief: on obverse of handle: "ATLANTA" stamped: on reverse of handle: "[lion][anchor]G", "STERLING", "CHARLES W. CRANKSHAW", and "COPYRIGHTED"
Description: 
Silver souvenir spoon with watermelon motif in red, green, and white enamel inside oval bowl; African-American male mask on upturned tip of wavy handle, with two large green enameled leaves below; relief insciption on obverse of 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