Soup ladle

Object Number: 
1984.59
Date: 
ca. 1840
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
Overall: 13 1/8 x 4 1/2 x 2 3/8 in. ( 33.3 x 11.4 x 6 cm )
Marks: 
stamped: on the underside of the stem: "F. MARQUAND" in a conforming rectangle, lion in a rectangle, bust in a square, "G" in a rectangle
Description: 
silver soup ladle with a downturned, double-swell fiddle handle with shell, scroll and foliate decoration; flared shoulders and a horizontal elliptical bowl with shell decoration; maker's marks stamped on the underside of the stem.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Noel F. Bowers
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group