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Souvenir spoon

Object Number: 
1949.228
Date: 
ca. 1900
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
Overall: 4 3/8 x 3/4 x 1/2 in. ( 11.1 x 1.9 x 1.3 cm )
Marks: 
etched: on inside of bowl: "Fortress / Monroe" stamped: on reverse: "[lion][anchor]G / STERLING / 4"
Description: 
Silver souvenir spoon with pointed oval bowl with fluting and inscription, "Fortress Monroe, etched on interior; narrow, four-sided handle with ball finial; 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