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Georgia watermelon spoon
  • United States
    Mechanics Sterling Co., manufacturer
    founded 1896
  • Georgia watermelon spoon, 1899
  • Where object was made: Attleboro, Massachusetts, United States
  • sterling silver, paint
  • Object Height/Width: 14.75 x 3.25 cm
    Object Height/Width: 5 13/16 x 1 1/4 in
  • Gift of the Thomas D. Galloway Family
  • Not on display
  • 2016.0242
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Description
Inscriptions/Signature

Spoon with a painted watermelon in the bowl. Georgia stamped on handle with plant and crop imagery. The back of the spoon features images of the state capitol and confederate monument.