Souvenir spoon

Object Number: 
INV.14005
Date: 
ca. 1900
Medium: 
Silver, gilding
Dimensions: 
Overall: 4 1/2 x 1 x 3/8 in. ( 11.4 x 2.5 x 1 cm )
Marks: 
in relief: on inside of bowl: "RESPUBLIC GENEVENS" and "IHS" (in sunburst) in relief: on back of bowl: "IHS" (in circle surrounded by rays) and "POST / TENEBRAS / LUX / 21"
Description: 
Silver souvenir spoon with circular gilded bowl with serrated edge, the inside and outside decorated with scrolls, religious symbols, and inscriptions in relief; straight handle with upper three quarters of length twisted; handle finial with stylized eagle and key.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group