Marked by Samuel Meriton I (first mark entered 1739)
Object Place: Europe, London, England
W. 8.65 cm x L. 40 cm (3 3/8 x 15 3/4 in.); Weight: 54 gm (1oz 14dwt)
Medium or Technique
Silver; twisted horn handle
Alan and Simone Hartman Galleries (Gallery 241)
The ladle has a long stem of twisted horn that has been repaired near the end with a silver ferrule. The fluted silver bowl, formed from raised sheet, has a shaped spout at one end and is joined to the stem by a scrolled bracket.
On inside of bowl, date letter m; lion passant; maker's mark SM (Grimwade 2590); lion passant; leopard's head crowned.
Gift of Miss M. H. Jewell to the MFA. (Accession Date: March 21, 1918)
Gift of Miss M. H. Jewell