Ladle

English (London)
1761–62
Possibly by George Baskerville (first mark entered 1738)


Object Place: Europe, London, England

Dimensions

W. 5.5 cm x L. 17.7 cm (2 3/16 x 6 15/16 in.); Weight: 48.2 gm (1 oz 4 dwt)

Accession Number

33.260

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver

Each forged ladle has a flutted round bowl, a curving stem that is square in section, and a ribbed Onslow end.

Inscription

ARMORIALS: engraved on back of stem of each, an unidentified crest:( a fleur-de-lys).

Markings

On back of stem of each, date letter F; leopard's head crowned; lion passant; maker's mark GB (similar to Grimwade 750, 754)

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)