Overall: 7 1/8 x 2 1/2 x 1 5/8 in. ( 18.1 x 6.4 x 4.1 cm )
engraved: on the bowl: "MAB" superimposed stamped: on the underside of the handle: "W & H STERLING" incuse
silver ladle with a scrolled handle with a ball finial on an octagonal stem; deep ovoid bowl with a scalloped, everted lip an a molded pointed drop; bowl engraved, "MAB" superimposed; makers' marks stamped on the underside of the handle.
This ladle was given to Marie Antoinette Baker Davis on the occassion of her marriage to Fellows Davis October 17, 1871.
Gift of Mr. Dudley Davis in memory of his mother Marie Antoinette Baker Davis
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