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Souvenir spoon

Object Number: 
1949.205
Date: 
ca. 1900
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
Overall: 4 1/8 x 1 x 5/8 in. ( 10.5 x 2.5 x 1.6 cm )
Marks: 
in relief: inside bowl: "Happy New Year" in relief: on obverse of handle: "RING OUT / THE OLD / RING IN / THE NEW" stamped: on reverse of handle: "STERLING" and "[J. H.] JOHNSTON & CO. / 17 UNION SQ., N.Y."
Description: 
Cast silver souvenir spoon with three cupids and relief inscription, "Happy New Year," on inside of bowl; handle with three bells at top and encircling banner with relief inscription; 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