Antique Sterling Art Institute Chicago Spoon - Souvenir of Illinois
What an awesome antique Victorian or Edwardian era spoon! It is made of sterling silver and has a detailed design in the bowl which reads ART INSTITUTE CHICAGO. The front of the handle has a Native American Indian Chief and reads CHICAGO. The spoon is a demitasse size and measures about 3 3/4" long by 13/16" across the bowl. The weight is about 8.5 grams. It is signed with the maker's mark of the initial H in a pennant which according to what I've read is the mark of Mechanics Sterling Co. which was a subsidiary of Watson & Newell Co. and also marked STERLING. Good antique condition with light age appropriate wear. Perfect for the Illinois state collector or the art lover! You will treasure this!!!
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