Gorham "Patrician" Art Nouveau Sterling Youth Spoon
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A bit longer than a teaspoon at 6 1/8" and heavy at approximately 1.2 T. oz., this is a youth spoon. Having an oversize bowl, this form is also sometimes identified as a pap spoon.
The pattern is Gorham's Art Nouveau "Patrician," a kindred design with "Poppy." It is marked with a lion, anchor, G, "Sterling," and "Patent 1902."
It is in choice condition and without a monogram or monogram removal. The design detail remains crisp and well-defined. The bowl is perfectly shaped, and free of dents or burrs. There are faint traces of an original gold wash remaining.