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Object Name: Souvenir spoon
Date: 1904
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Medium: Silver
Dimensions: Overall: 5 7/8 x 1 1/4 x 3/4 in. ( 14.9 x 3.2 x 1.9 cm )
Place made: North America, United States, Plattsburg
Description: Cast silver souvenir spoon with view of Lake Champlain on inside of oval bowl; bust of Commodore Thomas Macdonough, hero of the War of 1812, and his ship, "Royal Savage," on obverse of handle; coat of arms of the State of New York on reverse of handle.
Object Number: INV.461
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Marks: in relief: on inside of bowl: "BATTLE OF PLATTSBURGH SEPT. 11, 1814." in relief: on obverse of handle: "LAKE CHAMPLAIN," "ROYAL SAVAGE," and "COMMODORE / MACDONOUGH" in relief: on reverse of handle: "STERLING CHAS. J. DALE PATENTED" and "EXCELSIOR"