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Ladle

Ladle
Ladle
Ladle
Title
Ladle
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 )
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
Object Number 
1939.210
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.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group