This is a 1900's Full Figured 3D Indian Sterling Souvenir Spoon of Kingfisher, Oklahoma This Souvenir Spoon is Engraved in the Bowl "Kingfisher, Oklahoma". It measures 5 & 1/4" in length. This is one of those great Heavyweight and very detailed Full Figured American Indian Souvenir Spoons. The front of the Handle: This Indian has a Headdress filled with Feathers and has a leather band around his forehead. He has (2) Long braids along with his long straight hair, He is wearing a necklace with a Medallion hanging from it. He has a Long Bow that he is holding out in front of him. He has something crossed over his body that is holding the Shield on his back or holding a Quiver of Arrows. He has a Cloth hanging from his waist that has tassels hung from it and he is wearing Moccasins. On the back of the handle: The American Indian has a whole bunch of Feathers and has a Shield on his back and then shows the back of his legs. It is marked with the Watson Company Trademark that has the Pennant and Sterling. This Spoon is in great condition.
It came into existence on April 22, 1889, when land owned by the federal government was opened to settlement by "land run." A huge area in what is now central Oklahoma was literally "peopled" by Americans overnight. The city is situated on a part of the Chisholm Trail, over which millions of Texas longhorns were driven to railheads in Kansas in the years immediately following the Civil War. Extension of the railroads and settlement of the open range ended this colorful era. Kingfisher's main permanent tourist attractions are the Chisholm Trail Museum, and the Gov. Seay Mansion nearby. These facilities preserve relics and information of the community's unique heritage.
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