Sauce ladle

Object Number: 
1984.127
Date: 
ca. 1840
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
Overall: 8 1/4 x 2 1/2 x 3/4 in. ( 21 x 6.4 x 1.9 cm )
Marks: 
engraved: on the handle: "Chedell" in script stamped: on the underside of the handle: "CHEADELL" in a rectangle, "AUBURN" in a rectangle
Description: 
silver sauce ladle with a downturned fiddle handle engraved, "Chedell" in script, flared shoulders and a deep circular bowl; maker's marks stamped on the underside of the handle.
Gallery Label: 
The donors are the great-great-granddaughter and grandson of the silversmith.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Joan R. Drummond and John Chedell Richardson, Jr.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group