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Ladle

about 1860


Object Place: Probably United States

Dimensions

32.6 x 10.8 x 7 cm (12 13/16 x 4 1/4 x 2 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

1992.167

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Silver flatware

This is a long silver ladle with a scalloped oval-shaped bowl and elaborate cast floral decoration on handle.

Inscription

Engraved with M on end of handle

Markings

STERLING/PAT'D JUN 25 (?), 57(?)/S within wing-bordered circle

Provenance

1900, gift to Mrs. Walter Morgan, Evanston, IL, on occasion of her wedding. Probably by descent to Robert Marsh Morgan; by inheritance to his wife; April 22, 1992, gift of Mrs. Morgan to MFA.

Credit Line

Gift of Robert Marsh Morgan