Soup Ladle

English (London)
probably 1769–70
Marked by Thomas Ellis (mark entered 1780)


Object Place: Europe, London, England

Dimensions

34.7 cm (13 11/16 in.) Weight: 155.9 gm (5 oz)

Accession Number

1980.264

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver

The forged ladle has a broad fluted bowl and a curved stem with a rounded end.

Markings

On back of stem, maker's mark TE (Grimwade 2743); lion passant; leopard's head crowned; date letter O or D.

Provenance

Gift of Mr. William Taylor to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 18, 1980)

Credit Line

Anonymous gift