Souvenir spoon from the Sesquicentennial International Exposition, 1926

 
Souvenir spoon from the Sesquicentennial International Exposition, 1926
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  • Title :     Souvenir spoon from the Sesquicentennial International Exposition, 1926
  • Artist:     Unknown, Maker
  • Accession:     85.9.59
  • Country:     United States
  • Date:     circa 1926
  • Dimensions:     Inches 5-5/8 1-1/4, Centimeters 14.3 3.2
  • Collection:     Object
  • Category:     Decorative Arts and Furniture
  • Collection Theme:     World's Fairs and Expositions
  • Subject:     World's Fairs and Expositions , Nationalism , Metal/Metal Design , Commemoration
  • Credit Line:     The Wolfsonian–Florida International University, Miami Beach, Florida, The Mitchell Wolfson, Jr. Collection
  • URL:     85.9.59.JPG
  • Tags:     World's Fairs and Expositions~Decorative Arts and Furniture
Description:
Sterling silver commemorative spoon with a view of Independence Hall and portraits of George Washington and Calvin Coolidge in the bowl; handle is decorated with exhibition titles, eagle, Liberty Bell and dates on obverse and the signing of the Declaration of Independence on reverse.