COLUMBIAN WORLDS FAIR SPOONS
One of the major images of the Chicago worlds fair of 1893 was the
globe of the world.
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
In this case one bowl is gold plated.
closeup view of the globe portion of the spoon
another view of the main exposition building at the worlds fair in
to Columbian worlds fair index
to spoon planet exhibits index