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Souvenir spoon

Object Number: 
1987.6a
Date: 
ca. 1909
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
Overall: 5 7/8 x 1 1/8 x 3/4 in. ( 14.9 x 2.9 x 1.9 cm )
Marks: 
in relief: on inside of bowl: "CLERMONT / 1807 / THE / HUDSON-FULTON / CELEBRATION / 1909" in relief: on obverse of handle: "DE HALVE MAENE / 1609" and "EXCELSIOR[on banner] / NEW YORK" stamped: on reverse of handle: "TIFFANY & CO [diamond] STERLING M"
Description: 
Silver souvenir spoon with image of the steamboat "Clermont" on inside of oval bowl; downturned, pointed oval handle with Henry Hudson's "Half Moon" and New York state shield in relief; rounded drop; stamped maker's mark and engraved initials on reverse.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mr. Walston S. Brown
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group