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Souvenir spoon

Object Number: 
INV.13979
Date: 
ca. 1893
Medium: 
Silver, gilding
Dimensions: 
Overall: 6 x 1 1/4 x 7/8 in. ( 15.2 x 3.2 x 2.2 cm )
Marks: 
in relief: on inside of bowl: "PINTA, SANTA MARIA, NINA" in relief: on obverse of handle: "COLUMBUS CARAVELS" and "1893" engraved: on handle finial, reverse side: "P.C.S." in relief: on reverse of handle: "STERLING" stamped: on reverse of handle: "MOO
Description: 
Cast silver souvenir spoon with the Nina, the Pinta, and the Santa Maria depicted on inside of gilded, pointed oval bowl; handle with nautical motifs and inscriptions, "COLUMBUS CARAVELS" and "1893," in relief; engraved initials and stamped maker's mark on back of handle.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group