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Souvenir spoon

Object Number: 
INV.464
Date: 
1893
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
Overall: 4 1/4 x 7/8 x 1/2 in. ( 10.8 x 2.2 x 1.3 cm )
Marks: 
in relief: on obverse of handle: "WORLD'S / COLUMBIAN / EXPOSITION" in relief: on reverse of handle: "1492 [star] 1893" and "STERLING"
Description: 
Cast silver souvenir spoon with marine view with sailing ship on inside of oval bowl; inscription, "WORLD'S COLUMBIAN EXPOSITION," in relief below profile bust of Christopher Columbus on end of handle.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. John B. Morris, 1964
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group