Souvenir spoon

Object Number: 
INV.14000
Date: 
ca. 1900
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
Overall: 4 1/8 x 7/8 x 5/8 in. ( 10.5 x 2.2 x 1.6 cm )
Marks: 
in relief: on obverse of handle: "WASHINGTON MONUMENT," "PATRICK HENRY," and "GIVE ME LIBERTY / OR GIVE ME DEATH" in relief: on inside of bowl: "ST. JOHNS CHURCH / RICHMOND, VA" in relief: on reverse of handle: "STATE CAPITOL," JEFFERSON DAVIS / MANSION
Description: 
Cast silver souvenir spoon with view of St. John's Church, Richmond, Virginia, on inside of pointed oval bowl; obverse of handle with bust of Patrick Henry, equestrian monument (George Washington) and banners with inscriptions in relief, reverse with views of state capitol, Jefferson Davis mansion, and equestrian monument (Robert E. Lee).
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group