Ladle

Ladle
Title
Ladle
Date 
ca. 1790
Medium 
Silver
Dimensions 
Overall: 13 5/8 x 3 7/8 x 2 1/4 in. ( 34.6 x 9.8 x 5.7 cm )
Description 
Silver ladle with a downturned oval handle with bright-cut decoration and a faint midrib on the underside; handle engraved, "ER" in foliate script; circular bowl with an encircled heart-shaped drop; maker's mark stamped twice on the underside of the stem.
Credit Line 
Gift of Miss Louise Maunsell Fields & Mrs. E. Kennett Drisler
Object Number 
1956.188
Marks 
engraved: on the handle: "ER" in foliate script stamped: on the underside of the stem: "OP" in a rectangle twice
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group