Souvenir Spoon - 1988 Seoul Olympic Games - in plastic presentation case

Object Type
Domestic items/Cutlery/Spoon
Date Used
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Object Detail

Brief Description
An ornate bronze coloured spoon. The shallow spoon bowl is shaped like an Olympic victory medal and features a seated goddess accompanied by three items associated with victory, i.e. the laurel wreath, the palm, and the oil-filled painted amphora. A chariot race proceeds in the background. The stem of the spoon features two lions holding up a crest, acting as the handle of the spoon. The crest is a coloured enamel reproduction of the 1988 Seoul Olympics emblem, comprising of a blue, red, and yellow spiral. This is crowned on top of the Olympic rings emblem, with the text below reading 'SEOUL 1988'. The spoon sits within the cavity of a brown moulded plastic holder, slid into a blue card box with a clear plastic window.
object: H: 115 W: 37 D: 10mm (H: 4 1/2 W: 1 7/16 D: 3/8")
container: H: 210 W: 55 D: 15mm (H: 8 1/4 W: 2 3/16 D: 9/16")
Date Used
In storage
Registration No
Credit Line
Kindly donated to the Australian Gallery of Sport and Olympic Museum by the Australian Olympic Federation


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