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Souvenir spoon

Object Number: 
1977.62
Date: 
ca. 1901
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3 3/4 x 7/8 x 1/2 in. ( 9.5 x 2.2 x 1.3 cm )
Marks: 
in relief: on inside of bowl: "PAN-AMERICAN / EXPOSITION / 1901" in relief: on back of bowl: "OFFICIAL" stamped(?): on back near shoulder: "[star] S [star]" in relief: on back of handle: ". . . PAT."
Description: 
Cast silver souvenir spoon with inscription, "PAN-AMERICAN EXPOSITION 1901," in relief on inside of bowl; handle with full-length Native American figure and image of buffalo on obverse, and view of falls (Niagara Falls?) on reverse; maker's mark on back near shoulder.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Robert G. Goelet
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group