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Sauce ladle

Sauce ladle
Sauce ladle
Sauce ladle
Title
Sauce ladle
Date 
ca. 1840
Medium 
Silver
Dimensions 
Overall: 8 1/4 x 2 5/8 x 1 3/8 in. ( 21 x 6.7 x 3.5 cm )
Description 
silver sauce ladle with a downturned fiddle handle with a short midrib on the underside and the engraved initials, "EM" in script on the front; pointed shoulders and a horizontal elliptical bowl with an arched drop; maker's marks stamped on the underside of the handle.
Credit Line 
Gift of Mrs. Noel F. Bowers
Object Number 
1984.61
Marks 
engraved: on the handle: "EM" in script stamped: on the underside of the handle: "E. STEBBINS & Co." in a serrated rectangle, anchor in a rectangle and "N.Y" in a serrated rectangle
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group