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Souvenir spoon

Object Number: 
1949.202
Date: 
ca. 1890
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
Overall: 4 1/2 x 1 x 5/8 in. ( 11.4 x 2.5 x 1.6 cm )
Marks: 
in relief: on obverse of handle: "ALBANY" stamped: on reverse: ". . . MARSH & HOFFMAN PAT. APPL'D. FOR"
Description: 
Cast silver souvenir spoon with architectural view inside bowl; upturned spatulate handle with seated figure of a man wearing a tricorn hat and smoking a long-stemmed pipe at top; lower handle with molded fish; stamped maker's mark (illegible) 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