COLUMBIAN WORLDS FAIR SPOONS

GLOBES

One of the major images of the Chicago worlds fair of 1893 was the globe of the world.


mechanical globe spoons world fair

These spoons are sterling.
Globes are also found on many other spoons from this worlds fair, but in this instance it is the primary feature.

The two spoons on the right have a mechanical globe. The globe can be turned with your fingers.
Mechanical parts of spoons are fairly rare and these spoons are also fairly rare. ( few other examples of mechanical spoons are shown in other exhibits)
In this case one bowl is gold plated.

mechanical globe spoon

closeup view of the globe portion of the spoon


administration building spoon chicago world fair

another view of the main exposition building at the worlds fair in Chicago


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