C.1903 STERLING SILVER Souvenir Spoon - Enamel, State University, Lawrence Kansas
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One of my consignors takes in a lot of silver flatware and hollow ware as part trade for sale of their jewelry. Some of the pieces are wonderful and I want to save as many as I can from being scrapped so I will be offering as many silver items I can.
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ITEM: Featuring an enamel pennant/flag at the top that reads KANSAS in blue and red enamel, here's a souvenir spoon with an etched design of State University, Lawrence in the bowl; the back features an etched '03 on the reverse. A light gold overlay on the silver completes the look.
CONDITION: Being vintage, there are light marks of use, storage and time. The patina is wonderfully warm and I try to only lightly polish for photos. There are no major defects like dings, dents or ugly blemishes that might spoil the beauty of the silver. If a high shine is desired, all that’s needed is another polish.
METAL CONTENT: Sterling Silver
SIZE: 4-1/2" long on a straight line; width at the bowl is 1-1/16".
WEIGHT: 12.4 grams
FINAL COMMENTS: Just adorable!
FINAL COMMENTS: When I can, I will beat anyone’s price on RL. I want to turn over the silver inventory quickly so I can keep loading in more. St. Louis was a boom city in the 1800s and the silver inventory here is legendary. For those who know, the 1904 World’s Fair held one of the largest competitions in silver design – all the big maker names of the day competed and a lot of the winning pieces stayed in St. Louis after the Fair ended. So keep watching my listings, I never know what I am going to have week to week – all I know is it will be varied, fabulous and deserving of a good home.
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