These spoons are souvenirs of the Whitehorse area of the Yukon Territory (Canada/Alaska). The finials are pieces of moose antler and the pictures are painted on using a very black ink. The rest of the spoon is made of wood.
Both of the spoons are marked on back as "handcrafted Seeley"
This is a very famous mountain range which stood in the prospectors path to the gold fields during the Alaskan gold rush of 1898. The stories of the hardships faced by the miners is very interesting reading and very well documented
Gold mining cabin
Sterling spoon from Murdoch's Gem Shop, Whitehorse, Yukon Territory
This highly three dimensional spoon bears Sheffield marks for 1940
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