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Spoon holder

Object Number: 
INV.676
Date: 
1891-1892
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 4 5/8 x 3 in. ( 11.7 x 7.6 cm )
Marks: 
in relief: on coins; "UNITED STATES OF AMERICA" and "1892"
Description: 
Colorless pressed lead glass spoon holder; cylindrical body with molded flutes with band at base of alternating obverse and reverse of U.S. coin with seated female and eagle.
Gallery Label: 
Known as the Silver Age or Coin pattern, production was supposedly stopped by the U.S. government under counterfeiting law in 1892 (see publications).
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group