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Souvenir spoon

Object Number: 
1977.70
Date: 
1890-1910
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
Overall: 4 1/4 x 7/8 x 5/8 in. ( 10.8 x 2.2 x 1.6 cm )
Marks: 
in relief: on inside of bowl: "STEAMER / HENDRICK HUDSON" in relief: on handle: "WASHINGTON'S / HEADQUARTERS / SUNNYSIDE" and "HUDSON RIVER" stamped: on reverse: "STERLING"
Description: 
Cast silver souvenir spoon with image of the steamer Hendrick Hudson on inside of bowl; handle with views of Washington's headquarters in Sunnyside, a full-length male figure in profile, and inscription, "HUDSON RIVER," in relief.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Robert G. Goelet
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group