American sterling silver demitasse souvenir spoon in the Old English pattern by Towle Silversmiths, Patent 1892, having a matte finished, gilt bowl with a nicely detailed engraved and embossed view of the Santa Barbara Mission, with a period script inscription on the front of the handle: Edith and: 1896 on the back.
Weighing 9 grams, this unusually attractive and desirable spoon is 3 7/8" long.
Inscribed as described above, the soft, warm, original finish is present, with no buffing or machine polishing.
The excellent original condition and clear detail, with no removals, repairs or alterations, make this an especially attractive offering.
Item ID: r5068