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Ladle

English (London)
1779–80
Marked by George Smith (III)


Object Place, London, England

Dimensions

W. 5.3 cm x L. 17.2 cm (2 1/16 x 6 3/4 in.); Weight: 42.5 gm (1 oz 4 dwt)

Accession Number

33.259

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver

Each forged ladle has a round fluted bowl, a curved handle that is square in section, and a ribbed Onslow terminus.

Markings

On back of stem, date letter d; leopard's head crowned;lion passant; maker's mark GS (Grimwade 906).

Provenance

Anonymous Gift to the MFA in Memory of Charlotte Beebe Wilbour (1833-1914). (Accession Date: March 2, 1933).

Credit Line

Anonymous gift in memory of Charlotte Beebe Wilbour (1833-1914)