Punch Ladle

English
18th century
Artist Unidentified artist


Object Place: Europe, England

Dimensions

W. 7.8 cm (3 1/8 in.); L. 36.7cm (14 7/16 in.); Weight: 48 gm (1 oz 10 dwt)

Accession Number

RES.35.39

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver

The ladle has a long stem of twisted horn with a faceted silver finial. The oval silver bowl, formed from raised sheet, has a Queen Anne shilling set into the center and is joined to the stem by a plain silver ferrule.

Inscription

Engraved in monogram on front of bowl, HAF

Provenance

Bequest of Charles Hitchcock Tyler to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 5, 1935)

Credit Line

Bequest of Charles Hitchcock Tyler