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Made by: Watson Newell Company

Currently in storage


About this object

At tip of spoon is the name PORTLAND, next a bust of Henry Wasdworth Longfellow, then a house labeled LONGFELLOW'S HOME, next a tower labeled OBSERVATORY, then some pine cones. In bowl is a low relief again of Longfellows home. On back are buildings labeled PORTLAND HEAD LIGHT and COURT HOUSE and a fir tree.

Made from:
Silver
Made in:
Attleboro, USA
Date made:
1895-1919
Size:
13.3 cm (5 1/4 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
12.518
Class:
SILVER
Signature marks:
MARK; INSCRIPTION on base: STERLING, crown, gothic G lion in a rectangle at tip: Portland, Longfellow's Home, Observatory inside bowl: Portland Maine Longfellows Home on back: Portland Head Light Court House
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973