Ladle

about 1760
Attributed to Clement Jackson, Jr. (1741–1777)


Object Place: Portsmouth, New Hampshire, United States

Catalogue Raisonné

Buhler, 1972, No. 480

Dimensions

28.57 cm (11 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

41.721

Medium or Technique

Silver; wood

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Silver flatware

Ladle with turned wooden handle pinned at incised rim into tapering cone seamed at back, adjoining one seamed at side; incised bands above forked joining with ruonded tips to slightly everted leaf-ornamented rim of circular deep bowl.

Inscription

Engraved on front of bowl: JSF / 1734 [sic]

Markings

Marked C with a barred I, each with heavy serif at top, in a small rectangle.

Provenance

Made for a member of the Stavers family of New Hampshire; descended in the family to the donors.

Credit Line

Gift of Caroline and Louise Sullivan Stavers