Ladle

Object Number: 
1981.18
Date: 
1784-1795
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
Overall: 14 x 3 5/8 x 2 1/2 in. ( 35.6 x 9.2 x 6.4 cm )
Marks: 
engraved: on the handle: "SJS" in bright-cut foliate script (contemporary) stamped: twice along handle stem underside: "Myers" in script with conforming surround
Description: 
Wrought silver ladle with a downturned oval handle decorated with bright-cut border and floral decoration along face of handle end; handle end also engraved with bright-cut foliate script initials "SJS"; deep, circular bowl with a double-molded drop; maker's hallmarks stamped twice along underside of handle stem.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mr. Eric N. Shrubsole, a Pintard Fellow, in memory of S. J. Shrubsole
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group