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Ladle

1704–05

Marked by John Fawdery (I)


Dimensions

W. 7.7 cm x L. 44.6 cm (3 1/16 x 17 9/16 in.); Weight: 258 gm (8 oz 6 dwt)

Accession Number

35.1584

Medium or Technique

Silver

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Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver

The ladle has a deep oval bowl that is raised from sheet and joined to a long tapering cylindrical stem formed from seamed sheet.

Inscription

Engraved on underside in monogram "AGE".

Provenance

Crichton Brothers, New York, purchased by Frank Brewer Bemis, February 2, 1920, Bequest of Frank Brewer Bemis to the MFA. (Accession Date: November 7, 1935).

Credit Line

Bequest of Frank Brewer Bemis