This sterling souvenir spoon by A.F. Towle (1873-1900) is in excellent condition. The spoon is in the 1894 Enid or Chatelaine pattern. The bowl is embossed with the State Capitol in Des Moines, Iowa. This has a retailers stamp of S. Joseph, most likely a retailer of the time. Also, engraved on the back of the handle is the name Alice with the year 1897 dating this spoon to that time. This measures 5 7/16" in length and weighs 20.5 grams of sterling silver.