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Masonic Spoon: George Washington–Sterling and Gold

Masonic Spoon: George Washington–Sterling and Gold


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Directory: Antiques: Decorative Art: Metals: Silver: Sterling: Pre 1920: Item # 1462189

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Here is a Washington- and Masonic-themed spoon which is marked STERLING F.A. WHELAN. Both sides of the bowl, the hilt, and the tip are gold washed. It has a lot of Masonic symbolism incorporated into the design. The dates on the spoon handle (1732-1799) are the birth and death dates for George Washington, who was a Mason. (He is also a main character in Lin-Manuel Miranda’s “Hamilton.” We are huge fans!) We have been told that the spoon is approximately 100 years old. It measures 4-1/8", and weighs 10.9g. There is a tiny shallow scratch in the metal of the bowl, in the upper right corner of photo #1, 1/16” long (barely noticeable), and the gold wash is worn in a few places. It could use a gentle cleaning, otherwise in very good antique condition. The photos are part of the description; please examine them carefully. Thanks! Shipping, handling & insurance within the USA included.