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Souvenir spoon

Object Number: 
INV.461
Date: 
1904
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
Overall: 5 7/8 x 1 1/4 x 3/4 in. ( 14.9 x 3.2 x 1.9 cm )
Marks: 
in relief: on inside of bowl: "BATTLE OF PLATTSBURGH SEPT. 11, 1814." in relief: on obverse of handle: "LAKE CHAMPLAIN," "ROYAL SAVAGE," and "COMMODORE / MACDONOUGH" in relief: on reverse of handle: "STERLING CHAS. J. DALE PATENTED" and "EXCELSIOR"
Description: 
Cast silver souvenir spoon with view of Lake Champlain on inside of oval bowl; bust of Commodore Thomas Macdonough, hero of the War of 1812, and his ship, "Royal Savage," on obverse of handle; coat of arms of the State of New York on reverse of handle.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group