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SPOONER
[Food Service Tools and Equipment]


Accession Number: 1980.96.444.3

Physical Description: Silver-plated brass spooner. Geometric design with stylized flowers inside triangular shapes. Four splayed feet with similar motif. Crest of stylized flowers and rectangular shape. Two angular handles on sides.

History of Object: Label: "1860's. Christopher Strieby home. Silver creamer, sugar bowl, spoon holder." Found at Kaw Mission site with no accession number, February 1980.

Date: 1885

Dimensions (in cm): H: 5 3/4"; W: 6 3/4"; Diam: 3 3/8"

Marks/Inscriptions: [stamped on center bottom of each] [manufacturer's trademark - circular] [lion in center holding flower] Meriden Silver Pate Co. / Quadruple Pate. / [outside trademark] 1420 ||

Index Terms

Associations and Subjects

    Use, Place of: Morris County (Kan.)
    Use, Place of: Council Grove (Kan.)
    Use, Place of: Kaw Mission State Historic Site
    Individual: Strieby, Christopher H., 1836-

Creators and Contributors

    Meriden Silver Plate Company

Status: Cataloged

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