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Souvenir spoon

Object Number: 
INV.14018
Date: 
ca. 1893
Medium: 
Silver plate
Dimensions: 
Overall: 4 3/8 x 7/8 x 5/8 in. ( 11.1 x 2.2 x 1.6 cm )
Marks: 
in relief: on reverse: "QUADRUPLE PLATE" in relief: on obverse: "1492 / 1893 / COLUMBIAN EXPOSITION"
Description: 
Silver plate souvenir spoon with plain oval bowl and relief inscription, "COLUMBIAN EXPOSITION," on lower handle; upper handle with scroll and shell motifs, view of sailing ships, and profile bust of Christopher Columbus(?) in oval frame.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. John B. Morris, 1964
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group