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Ladle

Object Number: 
1950.171
Date: 
1827/28
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
Overall: 14 1/2 x 4 1/2 x 3 3/8 in. ( 36.8 x 11.4 x 8.6 cm )
Marks: 
engraved: on the handle: "MAB" in gothic script stamped: on the underside of the stem: "CM" in roman letters in rectangular surround, king's bust in oval surround, Brittania in rectangular surround, crowned harp in rectangular surround, date/letter "G" i
Description: 
Wrought silver ladle with long down-turned fiddle-end handle engraved, "MAB" in gothic script along obverse; squared shoulders and deep, horizontal elliptical bowl has rattail drop at reverse; maker's and assay marks stamped on the underside of the stem.
Gallery Label: 
This soup ladle was given to the donor's mother, Marie Antoinette Baker Davis, on the occasion of her marriage to Fellows Davis, October 17, 1871.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mr. Dudley Davis in memory of his mother Marie Antoinette Baker Davis
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group