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Souvenir spoon

Object Number: 
1944.57b
Date: 
ca. 1891
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 reverse: "STERLING"
Description: 
Cast silver souvenir spoon with view of capitol building in Washington, D.C., on inside of pointed oval bowl; obverse of handle with hatchet motif, profile bust of George Washington in oval frame, and full-length figure of Washington with hatchet in hand, standing next to a cherry tree; reverse of handle with view of Mount Vernon.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Florence Rogers Dietrich
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group