Ladle

Object Number: 
1950.181
Date: 
ca. 1871
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
Overall: 7 1/8 x 2 1/2 x 1 5/8 in. ( 18.1 x 6.4 x 4.1 cm )
Marks: 
engraved: on the bowl: "MAB" superimposed stamped: on the underside of the handle: "W & H STERLING" incuse
Description: 
silver ladle with a scrolled handle with a ball finial on an octagonal stem; deep ovoid bowl with a scalloped, everted lip an a molded pointed drop; bowl engraved, "MAB" superimposed; makers' marks stamped on the underside of the handle.
Gallery Label: 
This ladle was given to Marie Antoinette Baker Davis on the occassion of her marriage to Fellows Davis October 17, 1871.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mr. Dudley Davis in memory of his mother Marie Antoinette Baker Davis
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group