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Souvenir spoon

Object Number: 
1977.69
Date: 
ca. 1900
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
Overall: 5 7/8 x 1 1/8 x 1/2 in. ( 14.9 x 2.9 x 1.3 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 / NEW YORK" engraved: on reverse of handle: "ELP Jr" stamped: on reverse of handle: "TIFFANY & CO. [diamond
Description: 
Silver souvenir spoon with image of Robert Fulton's steamboat "Clermont" inside oval bowl; downturned oval handle with image of Henry Hudson's "Half Moon" and the coat of arms of the State of New York on obverse and engraved initials on reverse; rounded drop; maker's mark on reverse.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Robert G. Goelet
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group