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Ladle

Object Number: 
1939.210
Date: 
ca. 1810
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
Overall: 14 x 4 1/2 x 2 1/4 in. ( 35.6 x 11.4 x 5.7 cm )
Marks: 
engraved: on the handle: "SMB' in foliate script stamped: on the underside of the handle: "G. FORBES" in roman letters in a rectangular surround.
Description: 
Silver ladle with down-turned coffin-end handle has short midrib along the underside; handle engraved "SMB" in foliate script; deep, horizontal elliptical bowl has broad drop at reverse; maker's hallmark stamped along underside of the handle.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Bernard H. Cone
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group