Spoon

Spoon
Title
Spoon
Date 
ca. 1910
Medium 
Silver plate
Dimensions 
Overall: 4 3/8 x 7/8 x 5/8 in. ( 11.1 x 2.2 x 1.6 cm )
Description 
Spoon used on the steamer "B. B. Odell"; oval bowl with inscription engraved on interior; handle pierced at center, with roses in relief on either side and stamped inscription at end of obverse.
Credit Line 
Purchase, James B. Wilbur Fund
Object Number 
1941.794
Marks 
engraved: on inside of bowl: ""B. B. ODELL," / 1911" stamped: on end of handle, obverse side: "C. H. S. B. Co." stamped: on reverse: "HOLMES & EDWARDS [in rectangle] XIV [in rectangle]"
Gallery Label 
This spoon was used on the Hudson River steamboat "Benjamin B. Odell," launched in 1911. The initials stamped on the handle of this spoon are those of the Central Hudson Steamboat Company.
Provenance 
The George W. Murdock Collection of Steamboat Artifacts
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group