Overall: 5 7/8 x 1 7/8 x 1 1/4 in. ( 14.9 x 4.8 x 3.2 cm )
silver ladle with an upturned fiddle handle with a short splayed midrib and the engraved initials, "MEP" in script on the handle; flared shoulders and a horizontal, elliptical bowl; maker's marks stamped on the underside of the handle.
Gift of Mr. Robert G. Goelet
engraved: on the handle: "MEP" in script
stamped: on the underside of the handle: "H. L. BEAN" in a serrated rectangle, "PREMIUM" in a rectangle
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