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Ladle

Ladle
Ladle
Ladle
Title
Ladle
Date 
ca. 1871
Medium 
Silver
Dimensions 
Overall: 12 1/4 x 4 1/8 x 3 in. ( 31.1 x 10.5 x 7.6 cm )
Description 
Silver ladle with down-turned, pointed-end handle decorated with foliate and geometric decoration and framed with Vitruvian scroll; handle engraved with cipher "MAB" in Gothic-style characters; deep, horizontal elliptical bowl is gilded on both obverse and reverse; makers' hallmark stamped on the underside of handle.
Credit Line 
Gift of Mr. Dudley Davis in memory of his mother Marie Antoinette Baker Davis
Object Number 
1950.182
Marks 
engraved: on the handle: "MAB" superimposed stamped: on the underside of the stem: "* F & H *"
Gallery Label 
This ladle was given to Marie Antoinette Baker Davis on the occasion of her marriage to Fellows Davis October 17, 1871.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group