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Souvenir Spoon

Made by: Mechanics Sterling Company

Currently in storage


About this object

At tip of handle is the American eagle alighting with a banderolle which reads HERE WE REST. Next a doreman worker wielding a pickax and the name ALABAMA on a ribbon, next a bale of cotton, and lastly a cotton plant. Engraved in bowl, Birmingham, and on back of bowl a large gothic M. On abck is a building labeled STATE CAPITOL and below a rope, pick and shovel.

Category:
silverwork
Made from:
Silver
Made in:
North Attleboro, USA
Date made:
20th c.
Size:
14.6 cm (5 3/4 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
12.492
Class:
SILVER
Signature marks:
MARK; INSCRIPTION on base: Sterling, flag with DH in it on tip of handle: Here We Rest on handle: ALABAMA inside bowl: Birmingham (in script)
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973