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Catalog Number DEC.021b
Title U.S. Cruiser Olympia, Admiral Dewey, Manilla
Artist National Silver Plate Company
Date 1898, May 1
Description 2 identical commemorative spoons
Small silver teapoon with etched design in bowl of the U.S. Cruiser Olympia; stamped image of Admiral Dewey on handle
Object Name Teaspoon
Material Silver (metal)
Dimensions W-2.2 L-10.8 cm
Credit line Gift of Barbara Girard (Narragansett, RI)
Provenance Purchased by father of Grandmother Girard (Mary Girard) (Mrs. Victor) (Father is Chas. Gautier) (Mary Girard is the grand-daughter of Alphonse Desautels) at an exposition - contemporary
Inscription Type Inscription
Inscription Technique Stamped
Inscription Location On handle
Inscriptions and Marks on spoon: US Cruiser Olympia; on handle: Admiral Dewey - Manila - May 1st 1898
Collection Decorative Arts
People Girard, Barbara
National Silver Plate Company
Notes n.d.