Some history: A relic of the demolished Mayfair House in Fairmount Park, Germantown, Pa.
The Mayfair House was a 14 story apartment building completed in 1926 and located at 401 West Johnson Street in the West Mount Airy neighborhood of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on Lincoln Drive between Johnson and Cliveden Streets. It was once considered "one of the city's most original and distinctive landmarks, a major architectural work.” It is widely considered to be a part of a set of three high end apartment buildings constructed in the area during the mid to late 1920’s, the others being the Alden Park Manor and McCallum Manor. The Mayfair House featured an upscale restaurant for its residents and this spoon is one of the survivors after the building was demolished. Today 401 West Johnson Street is an empty lot. It’s hard to imagine the elegance that once filled this now empty plot of land. A great piece of useable Philadelphia history!
This item is Silver Plated and the bowl is 1.5 inches at its widest point and is 5.25 inches in length.