Ladle

Object Number: 
1952.284
Date: 
ca. 1790
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
Overall: 14 x 3 5/8 x 2 5/8 in. ( 35.6 x 9.2 x 6.7 cm )
Marks: 
engraved: on the handle: "SETB" in script stamped: on the underside of the handle: "W. Gilbert" in script in rectangular surround, "New-York" in rectangular surround
Description: 
Silver ladle with down-turned handle has short mid-rib at handle-end underside and wheel-turned decoration around foliate script initials "SETB" along obverse; circular bowl has stepped broad, slashed drop; maker's hallmarks stamped along underside of the handle.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Katharine Prentis Murphy
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group