Souvenir spoon

Object Number: 
1949.225
Date: 
1895
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
Overall: 4 1/8 x 7/8 x 1/2 in. ( 10.5 x 2.2 x 1.3 cm )
Marks: 
in relief: on obverse of handle: "ATLANTA" in relief: on handle finial, obverse side: "COTTON STATES AND INTERNATIONAL EXPOSITION / RESURGENS / 1895 / ATLANTA GA. / / SEP. 18 TO DEC. 11"
Description: 
Cast silver souvenir spoon with rose blossom on inside of bowl; handle with "ATLANTA" in relief inside beaded borders, and finial consisting of a disk surmounted by a crown, the disk bearing the image of an eagle(?) with outstretched wings and relief inscriptions.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Dr. Thomas O. Mabbott
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group