Ladle

Ladle
Title
Ladle
Date 
ca. 1870
Medium 
Silver
Dimensions 
Overall: 8 1/4 x 1 5/8 x 1 3/4 in. ( 21 x 4.1 x 4.4 cm )
Description 
silver ladle in the "Alhambra" pattern with a downturned trifid end handle decorated with "Islamic style" scrolls around a shield-shaped reserve; flat rectangular stem with a molded circular socket with three rounded joints attached to a matte-finished, bucket-shaped bowl; underside of the handle engraved, "Linda" in script; maker's marks stamped on the underside of the bowl. "Alhambra" pattern first issued in 1870.
Credit Line 
Gift of De Witt C. Judson
Object Number 
1938.352
Marks 
engraved: on the underside of the handle: "Linda" in script stamped: on the underside of the bowl: "STERLING/ 38" below a "W" in an oval held by a dragon and lion headed griffin
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group