Punch ladle

Punch ladle
Title
Punch ladle
Date 
1750-1800
Medium 
Silver, bone
Dimensions 
Overall: 2 x 4 x 14 in. ( 5.1 x 10.2 x 35.6 cm )
Description 
Wrought silver punch ladle with elliptical bowl. Bowl has slightly everted rim with a drawn pouring lip at left (form of a pap bowl); joint of handle and bowl has semi-circular plate with seamed, conical handle socket with incised lines along the rim. Handle is inset into socket and constructed of twisted bone with silver cap at end; no maker's marks.
Credit Line 
Gift of Louise Stafford Gilder, 12/14/73
Object Number 
INV.14496
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group