Cream ladle

Object Number: 
1941.990
Date: 
ca. 1840
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
Overall: 6 1/2 x 1 3/8 x 1 1/2 in. ( 16.5 x 3.5 x 3.8 cm )
Marks: 
engraved: on the handle: "J De F H" stamped: on the underside of the handle: "TENNEY 251 B WAY"
Description: 
silver cream ladle with an upturned thread and bead pointed handle engraved, "J De F H" in script; scalloped shell bowl; maker's marks stamped on the underside of the handle.
Gallery Label: 
The initials "JdeFH" refer to Jane de Forest Hawley (b.1826, later Windle) who was the sister of Elizabeth King Hawley (1833-1926), the donor's mother.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Adelaide Milton de Groot
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group